cook·​ware ˈku̇k-ˌwer How to pronounce cookware (audio)
: utensils used in cooking

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The 10-inch nonstick pan is designed to replace eight pieces of cookware and look good while doing it. Laura Gurfein, Peoplemag, 25 Dec. 2022 Make delicious meals this holiday season with a brand new set of cookware. Jon Winkler, The Arizona Republic, 26 Nov. 2022 With an assortment of non-stick pans and pots made with carbon steel, a non-toxic material that can withstand ultra-high temperatures, Made In has found the sweet spot of cookware that looks good, is built to last, and can tackle any recipe. Kelsey Mulvey, Men's Health, 18 Nov. 2022 This all-in-one pan does the work of eight traditional pieces of cookware. Condé Nast Traveler, 15 Apr. 2022 Unlike the average 500°F for most cookware, Achatz's design can withstand oven temperatures of up to 800°F. Isis Briones, House Beautiful, 21 Dec. 2022 Courtesy of Lodge, a brand that’s specialized in cast iron cookware and bakeware for over 100 years, this 12-inch pre-seasoned model is praised by shoppers for being durable and easy to use. Sam Peters, ELLE, 17 Dec. 2022 Another consideration with carbon steel cookware is the handles. Aaron Hutcherson, Washington Post, 16 Dec. 2022 The nonstick cast aluminum pan is designed to replace eight traditional cookware pieces and can be used for steaming, frying, sauteing and more. Jon Winkler, The Arizona Republic, 26 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cookware was in 1906

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Cite this Entry

“Cookware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition


cook·​ware -ˌwa(ə)r How to pronounce cookware (audio)
: utensils used in cooking
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