Definition of concoct in English:

concoct

Line breaks: con|coct
Pronunciation: /kənˈkɒkt
 
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verb

[with object]

Derivatives

concocter

(also concoctor) noun
More example sentences
  • Why create the mischief and then pretend that he was not the concocter of the trouble?
  • This has not escaped the attention of detergent concocters, who want an organic stain-removing enzyme, as well as biochemical supply houses.
  • Bickerstaffe was basically a concocter of ‘books’ for musical pieces, and, as with modem scripts for musicals and television shows, literary authorship was hardly an issue.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Latin concoct-, literally 'cooked together', from concoquere. The original sense was 'refine metals or minerals by heating', later 'cook'.

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