Cookery

  • 1 Cookery — Cook er*y (k[oo^]k [ e]r*[y^]), n. 1. The art or process of preparing food for the table, by dressing, compounding, and the application of heat; cooking. [1913 Webster] 2. A delicacy; a dainty. [Obs.] R. North. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 cookery — late 14c.; see COOK (Cf. cook) + ERY (Cf. ery) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 cookery — ► NOUN (pl. cookeries) 1) the practice or skill of preparing and cooking food. 2) N. Amer. a kitchen …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 cookery — [kook′ər ē] n. [ME cokerie] Chiefly Brit. the art, practice, or work of cooking …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 cookery — noun (esp. BrE) ADJECTIVE ▪ basic ▪ Before he leaves home, he needs to learn some basic cookery. ▪ vegetarian ▪ cordon bleu ▪ microwave …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 6 cookery — cook|e|ry [ˈkukəri] n [U] BrE the art or skill of cooking ▪ a one year cookery course ▪ French cookery …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 cookery — [[t]k ʊkəri[/t]] N UNCOUNT Cookery is the activity of preparing and cooking food. The school runs cookery courses throughout the year …

    English dictionary

  • 8 cookery — noun (U) BrE the art or skill of cooking; cooking 1 (1) AmE: Jane s favourite subject at school is cookery. | French provincial cookery …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 cookery — noun The art and practice of preparing food for consumption, especially by the application of heat; cooking. Henry was not very good at cookery …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 cookery — cook|er|y [ kukəri ] noun uncount MAINLY BRITISH the skill or activity of cooking: cookery classes/lessons …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 cookery */ — UK [ˈkʊk(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈkʊkərɪ] noun [uncountable] the skill or activity of cooking cookery classes/lessons …

    English dictionary

  • 12 cookery — n. (pl. ies) 1 the art or practice of cooking. 2 US a place or establishment for cooking. Phrases and idioms: cookery book Brit. a book containing recipes and other information about cooking …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 cookery — noun (plural eries) Date: 14th century 1. the art or practice of cooking 2. an establishment for cooking …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 cookery — /kook euh ree/, n., pl. cookeries. 1. the art or practice of cooking. 2. a place equipped for cooking. [1350 1400; ME cokerie. See COOK1, ERY] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 15 cookery — Synonyms and related words: bakehouse, bakery, baking, barbecuing, basting, boiling, braising, brewing, broil, broiling, burner, caboose, caliduct, camboose, catering, cooker, cookhouse, cooking, cookroom, cuisine, culinary science, domestic… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 cookery — cook·er·y || kÊŠkÉ™rɪ n. art of cooking …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 cookery — noun (plural cookeries) 1》 the practice or skill of preparing and cooking food. 2》 N. Amer. a kitchen …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 cookery — cook·ery …

    English syllables

  • 19 cookery — [ˈkʊk(ə)ri] noun [U] British the skill or activity of preparing or cooking food …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 cookery — cook•er•y [[t]ˈkʊk ə ri[/t]] n. pl. er•ies 1) the art or practice of cooking 2) a place equipped for cooking • Etymology: 1350–1400 …

    From formal English to slang