Share this entry

Share this page

undercook

Syllabification: un·der·cook
Pronunciation: /ˌəndərˈko͝ok/

Definition of undercook in English:

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective undercooked)
Cook (something) insufficiently: undercooked meats
More example sentences
  • The meal was slightly undercooked but delicious.
  • Once I'd showered, was tucked back in bed and fed a bowl of slightly undercooked chicken soup, I was feeling a bit better.
  • The stuffed eggplant was slightly undercooked, but the flavours of cheese and herbs were delightful.
Synonyms
underdone, half-cooked, half-baked, uncooked;
rare, raw

Definition of undercook in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day sacerdotal
Pronunciation: ˌsasərˈdōtl
adjective
relating to priests or the priesthood; priestly