verb pre·cook \(ˌ)prē-ˈkk\

: to cook (food) partially or entirely at an earlier time

Full Definition of PRECOOK

transitive verb
:  to cook partially or entirely before final cooking or reheating

Examples of PRECOOK

  1. He precooked the chicken before he grilled it.
  2. The pasta should be precooked and allowed to cool.

First Known Use of PRECOOK



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