Definition of undercook in English:


Syllabification: un·der·cook
Pronunciation: /ˌəndərˈko͝ok, ˈəndərˌko͝ok


[with object] (usually as adjective undercooked)
  • Cook (something) insufficiently: undercooked meats
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    • The meal was slightly undercooked but delicious.
    • Once I'd showered, was tucked back in bed and fed a bowl of slightly undercooked chicken soup, I was feeling a bit better.
    • The stuffed eggplant was slightly undercooked, but the flavours of cheese and herbs were delightful.
    underdone, half-cooked, half-baked, uncooked; rare, raw

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