- 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. 2012.
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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
cookery — late 14c.; see COOK (Cf. cook) + ERY (Cf. ery) … Etymology dictionary
cookery — ► NOUN (pl. cookeries) 1) the practice or skill of preparing and cooking food. 2) N. Amer. a kitchen … English terms dictionary
cookery — [kook′ər ē] n. [ME cokerie] Chiefly Brit. the art, practice, or work of cooking … English World dictionary
cookery — noun (esp. BrE) ADJECTIVE ▪ basic ▪ Before he leaves home, he needs to learn some basic cookery. ▪ vegetarian ▪ cordon bleu ▪ microwave … Collocations dictionary
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
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
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
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
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
cookery */ — UK [ˈkʊk(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈkʊkərɪ] noun [uncountable] the skill or activity of cooking cookery classes/lessons … English dictionary