Definition of waffle iron in English:

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waffle iron

Pronunciation: /ˈwäfəl ˌī(ə)rn/ Pronunciation: /ˈwôfəl ˌī(ə)rn/


A utensil, typically consisting of two shallow metal pans hinged together, used for baking waffles.
Example sentences
  • One of my favorites approximated the size and shape of a waffle iron but with only eight squares.
  • Apparently my parents decided I need to make more waffles, so they bought me a waffle iron.
  • I had been using baking powder for a leavening and vegetable oil on the waffle iron in the recipes I had tried.

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Syllabification: waf·fle i·ron

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