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cooking

adjective

Simple Definition of cooking

  • : suitable for or used in cooking : involving or having to do with cooking

Full Definition of cooking

  1. :  suitable for or used in cooking <cooking apples>

Examples of cooking

  1. Cooking time is about 20 minutes.

  2. I've been taking cooking classes.



Circa 1813

First Known Use of cooking

circa 1813

Rhymes with cooking




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