cookery

noun cook·ery \ ˈku̇-k(ə-)rē \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of cookery

plural cookeries
1 : the art or practice of cooking
2 : an establishment for cooking

Examples of cookery in a Sentence

  1. the basics of fish cookery

  2. tacos represented my introduction to Mexican cookery

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First Known Use of cookery

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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cookery Synonyms

Synonyms

cooking, cuisine;

Related Words

haute cuisine;

gastronomy;


COOKERY Defined for English Language Learners

cookery

Definition of cookery for English Language Learners

  • : the art or activity of cooking food



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