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cookery Syllabification: cook·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈko͝ok(ə)rē/

Definition of cookery in English:

noun (plural cookeries)

chiefly British
The practice or skill of preparing and cooking food: European peasant cookery [as modifier]: cookery writers
More example sentences
  • She successfully completed a Cordon Bleu cookery course earlier this year.
  • Competitors had to display their creative tasks in carpentry, craft, cookery and computer skills.
  • The participants in cookery had to prepare four varieties of food.

Words that rhyme with cookery

crookery, rookery

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