Simple Definition of concoct
: to make (a food or drink) by mixing different things together
: to invent or develop (a plan, story, etc.) especially in order to trick or deceive someone
Examples of concoct
The drink was first concocted by a bartender in New York.
She concocted a stew from the leftovers.
Origin of concoct
Latin concoctus, past participle of concoquere to cook together, from com- + coquere to cook — more at cook
First Known Use: 1594
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