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Definition of Cook

Cook

  1. To make the noise of the cuckoo.
  2. To throw.
  3. One whose occupation is to prepare food for the table; one who dresses or cooks meat or vegetables for eating.
  4. A fish, the European striped wrasse.
  5. To prepare, as food, by boiling, roasting, baking, broiling, etc.; to make suitable for eating, by the agency of fire or heat.
  6. To concoct or prepare; hence, to tamper with or alter; to garble; -- often with up; as, to cook up a story; to cook an account.
  7. To prepare food for the table.

Cook Quotations

I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.
W. C. Fields

Eating is so intimate. It's very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you're inviting a person into your life.
Maya Angelou

When I cook for my family on Christmas, I make feijoada, a South American dish of roasted and smoked meats like ham, pork, beef, lamb, and bacon - all served with black beans and rice. It's festive but different.
Maya Angelou

Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it.
Lao Tzu

What good am I? I can't have kids. I can't cook. I've been divorced three times. Who would want me?
Marilyn Monroe
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Cook Translations

cook in Afrikaans is kook
cook in Danish is kokkepige, koge
cook in Dutch is koken
cook in French is cuisiner, cuisinent, cuisent, cuis, cuisez, cuire
cook in German is Koch, kochen, Koch
cook in Norwegian is kokk
cook in Portuguese is cozinheiro, cozinheira
cook in Spanish is cocinero, cocinera, cocinar
cook in Swedish is kokerska, laga mat, koka, kock

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