Definition of oven-ready in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈˌəvən ˈˌredē/


(Of food) prepared before sale so as to be ready for cooking in an oven.
Example sentences
  • Still, he has had to work hard to stave off competition from big retailers, and specialist sausages and oven-ready dishes like Irish stew and chicken with lemon and coriander sauce are a big part of the business.
  • Now that I have to fit the writing of this blog into my busy schedule of sleeping and watching Coronation Street, I'm consuming larger quantities of oven-ready pizza.
  • The idea is for Frankie to give his name to a range of Italian foods - from olive oil, ham, and pasta to oven-ready meals and diet foods.

Words that rhyme with oven-ready

already, Eddie, eddy, Freddie, heady, neddy, ready, reddy, steady, teddy, thready

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Syllabification: ov·en-read·y

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