Definition of greaseproof in English:


Line breaks: grease|proof
Pronunciation: /ˈgriːspruːf


  • (Especially of paper used in cooking) impermeable to oil or grease: line the tin with greaseproof paper
    More example sentences
    • When you blind-bake it, clingfilm is actually better than greaseproof paper as it allows the beans (or whatever you are using) to go right into the corners.
    • The practice was certainly not unhygienic as the drawer was scrubbed scrupulously after it was emptied and lined with baking paper or greaseproof paper before being refilled.
    • Line a shallow baking tin with a little oil and greaseproof paper.

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