Share this entry

chargrill Line breaks: char|grill
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɑːɡrɪl/

Definition of chargrill in English:


Grill (food, typically meat or fish) quickly at a very high heat: (as adjective chargrilled) chargrilled breast of chicken
More example sentences
  • Heat a griddle pan until hot and chargrill the potatoes for four to five minutes or until golden brown.
  • For mains, we have chargrilled tenderloin and Chilean sea bass.
  • Other main courses included stuffed aubergine with feta cheese, tomato and chick pea salsa or chargrilled fillet of beef with Roquefort butter, salad, tomato and fries.


Late 20th century: on the pattern of charbroil.

Definition of chargrill in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day innocuous
Pronunciation: iˈnäkyo͞oəs
not harmful or offensive