Translation of broil in Spanish:

broil

Pronunciation: /brɔɪl/
(especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano)

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • asar a la parrilla or al grill

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (get hot) asarse, achicharrarse 1.2
    (broiling present participle/participio presente)
    a broiling day un día de calor achicharrante (as adverb/como adverbio) it's broiling hot hace un calor achicharrante
    More example sentences
    • Young Tess and her neighborhood friends are broiling in the hot sun, their inner city block having been deprived of moisture for a long time.
    • And if you're not broiling in the sun and wearing enough sunscreen, you're safe, right?
    • In the afternoon everyone's broiling in the pit; at rush hour it's dense and frenetic.

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