Definition of pot holder in English:

pot holder

Line breaks: pot hold¦er

noun

North American
A piece of quilted or thick fabric for handling hot dishes and pans.
More example sentences
  • By total accident, I dropped the pot holder in the oven and it caught on fire!
  • ‘Oh that,’ he shrugged dismissively placing a pot holder underneath the steaming pan, ‘It isn't anything to fret about, really.’
  • He left the pot holder too close to the stove, and it caught fire.

Definition of pot holder in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day anomalous
Pronunciation: əˈnɒm(ə)ləs
adjective
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected