transitive verb Date: 1968 to broil on a rack over hot charcoal <
charbroiled steak
charbroiler noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • charbroil — or char broil [chär′broil΄] vt. 〚/span> CHAR(COAL) + BROIL1〛 to broil over a charcoal fire * * * char·broil (chärʹbroil ) tr.v. char·broiled …   Universalium

  • charbroil — or char broil [chär′broil΄] vt. [< CHAR(COAL) + BROIL1] to broil over a charcoal fire …   English World dictionary

  • Charbroil — To charbroil is a means of cooking by placing meat, fish, or vegetables on a flat, horizontally lined surface. The steel grid like lines are then heated by a fire below, which then creates the burned lines on a steak s surface. Charbroiling is a… …   Wikipedia

  • charbroil — UK [ˈtʃɑː(r)ˌbrɔɪl] / US [ˈtʃɑrˌbrɔɪl] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms charbroil : present tense I/you/we/they charbroil he/she/it charbroils present participle charbroiling past tense charbroiled past participle charbroiled mainly… …   English dictionary

  • charbroil — verb To cook on a flat, lined metal surface that is heated from below; to chargrill …   Wiktionary

  • charbroil — char|broil [ˈtʃa:brɔıl US ˈtʃa:r ] v [T] [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: charcoal + broil] AmE to cook food over a very hot charcoal fire >charbroiled adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • charbroil — char|broil [ tʃar,brɔıl ] verb intransitive or transitive to cook food by putting it over a fire made of charcoal ╾ char|broiled adjective: a charbroiled steak …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • charbroil — verb [usu. as adjective charbroiled] N. Amer. grill (food, especially meat) on a rack over charcoal …   English new terms dictionary

  • charbroil — verb (T) AmE to cook food over a very hot charcoal fire charbroiled adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • charbroil — char·broil …   English syllables

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