: cooked by direct exposure to radiant heat : cooked in an oven under a broiler
a broiled hamburger/steak
a dish of broiled chicken

Examples of broiled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Recipes and Wine Pairings for the 2023 Holiday Issue 2020 Egret Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley: This Chardonnay offers enough body to stand next to richer meat dishes, while giving a bright citrusy note that pairs great with broiled oysters. Sunset Staff, Sunset Magazine, 9 Nov. 2023 Order this: Our second choice after The Special was The Southwestern, with broiled chicken, black beans, red onion, roasted red pepper, chipotle, fresh tomato, white queso sauce and Monterey jack cheese over red sauce. Lawrence Specker |, al, 14 June 2023 Try pairing it with simple toppings like spicy soppressata, sweet broiled cherry tomatoes, or black olives, lemon zest, and mint. Saveur, 11 Aug. 2015 About a dozen offerings are on the menu along with six sides including broiled salami and scrambled eggs with dill. Marc Bona, cleveland, 17 Jan. 2020 Last year Akuto and Montgomery added gorgeously composed Japanese-style breakfasts: One meal in July included broiled black cod perfumed with yuzu, dashi omelet, eight-grain rice, broccolini with sesame and almond dressing. Los Angeles Times, 11 Jan. 2020 Social media manager Emily Schultz advocates for a broiled top and a minimal amount of sugar. Sarah Jampel, Bon Appétit, 16 Sep. 2019 Enjoy this for its ripeness and exuberance, with broiled fish or roast chicken. Dave McIntyre, Washington Post, 13 Sep. 2019 Delicate Kumamotos, are always worthwhile, as are the plump broiled Bucksports, a briny and robust variation of Pacific oysters. Richard Stenger,, 3 July 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of broiled was in the 15th century

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“Broiled.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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