Definition of wok in English:


Syllabification: wok
Pronunciation: /wäk


  • A bowl-shaped frying pan used typically in Chinese cooking.
    More example sentences
    • In a large wok or frying pan heat two tablespoons of oil until smoking.
    • Then lightly grill the locusts in a wok or hot frying pan, adding a little oil and salt to taste.
    • Thus, a dish of meat and various vegetables stir fried in a wok is not one-pot cookery, because a wok is not a pot.


Chinese (Cantonese dialect).

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