freez·er | \ˈfrē-zər \

Definition of freezer 

: one that freezes or keeps cool especially : a compartment, room, or device for freezing food or keeping it frozen

Examples of freezer in a Sentence

Don't forget to put the ice cream back in the freezer.

Recent Examples on the Web

An Alabama woman has been charged in the death of her six-month-old son after his body was found in a hotel freezer last week, PEOPLE confirms. Harriet Sokmensuer,, "6-Month-Old Had Been Dead in Hotel Freezer for at Least 5 Days — and Mom is Charged," 13 June 2018 Several hours later, an officer discovered a woman from the crash was alive in a morgue freezer, the publication reports. Joel Shannon, USA TODAY, "Woman, declared dead, found alive in morgue freezer," 3 July 2018 So, millennials, go forth and rush your freezer aisles. Olivia Harrison,, "Cado, The Latest Non-Dairy Ice Cream Brand Has An Avocado Base," 26 June 2018 June 14th marks the one-year anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire that killed 72 people after malfunctioning freezer set a 24-story public housing building in West London ablaze. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "The Very Significant Reason Why the Queen's Outfit Was Green Today," 14 June 2018 Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Astros included just enough to keep the Rangers' fans among the 40,165 in announced attendance from bailing for the nearest walk-in freezer. Stefan Stevenson, star-telegram, "Astros hold on against Rangers but Shin-Soo Choo stretches on-base streak to 43 games," 3 July 2018 Cover and place pan in freezer until frozen, at least 3 hours or overnight. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Success with this Fourth of July cake is worth celebrating," 30 June 2018 Cobb County Police told USA TODAY Sports the body of a third-party contractor was found in a walk-in freezer at SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves. Tom Schad, USA TODAY, "Report: Man who died in walk-in cooler at Braves' ballpark was installing beer invention," 29 June 2018 According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, police confirmed the body was found inside a walk-in freezer. Charlotte Carroll,, "Dead Body Found at Braves' SunTrust Park," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of freezer

1824, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of freezer

: a device or room for freezing food or keeping it frozen


freez·er | \ˈfrē-zər \

Kids Definition of freezer

: a compartment or room used to freeze food or keep it frozen

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