Definition of griddle in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrɪd(ə)l/


1A heavy, flat iron plate that is heated and used for cooking food: [as modifier]: griddle cakes
More example sentences
  • To cook, place the skewers on a barbeque hot plate, griddle or in the oven (pre-heated to 200 degrees C, for 15 to 20 minutes).
  • There are pizza ovens, griddles, infrared rotisseries, built-in woks, deep-fryers - you can customize your outdoor kitchen to suit the food you cook and the way you want to entertain.
  • Heat an iron skillet or griddle over a high heat until very hot.
2 historical A miner’s wire-bottomed sieve.


[with object]
1Cook on a griddle: (as adjective griddled) griddled corn cakes
More example sentences
  • Wash and trim the scallops and then griddle them until juicy but do not overcook.
  • Jamie Oliver suggests griddling the asparagus spears on a hot griddle pan for a couple of minutes, turning a couple of times.
  • The chicken is delicately spiced and served with a griddled vegetable couscous.
2 historical Screen (ore) with a griddle: black copper ore is generally griddled out


Middle English (denoting a gridiron): from Old French gredil, from Latin craticula, diminutive of cratis 'hurdle'; related to crate, grate2, and grill1.

Words that rhyme with griddle

fiddle, kiddle, Liddell, middle, piddle, riddle, twiddle

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