freez·​er | \ ˈfrē-zər How to pronounce freezer (audio) \

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 The medicine had been in freezer at about 90 degrees below zero Fahrenheit, then was thawed and stored in a cooler for transportation. Liz Hardaway,, "‘It feels like a big relief;’ San Antonio assisted living residents get first dose of coronavirus vaccine Tuesday," 29 Dec. 2020 This cookware is oven-safe up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit and is dishwasher- and freezer-safe for easy clean-up and leftover storage (though hand-washing is recommended). Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, "You can get a Staub Dutch oven for 77% off right now—but they're going fast!," 21 Dec. 2020 Now, Nordic Waffles has added a new sausage, egg and cheese variety to the freezer case. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, "Twin Cities favorites Quebracho and Nordic Waffles expanding frozen offerings," 11 Nov. 2020 Dip into the freezer case against the wall opposite the bar, for some delicious meat products sourced from the farm. Sara Schneider,, "McFadden: a Potter Valley farm with notable Zinfandels," 10 Aug. 2020 At least one hour before serving, place six martini glasses in the freezer. Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, "Ina Garten shares recipes and tips for a memorable holiday micro-meal, cocktail included," 22 Dec. 2020 This adorable, plush teddy bear can be microwaved to create a warm compress or put in the freezer to help soothe your child’s latest bump or scratch. Noelle Ike, CNN Underscored, "33 genius ways to spend your FSA dollars before they expire," 22 Dec. 2020 Best of all, the Nordic Pop has an airtight seal, so your ice won’t absorb weird smells while in the freezer. Popular Science, "We’ve rounded up 21 deals on stocking stuffers that won’t break the bank," 15 Dec. 2020 Keeping Peppermint Ice Cream in the freezer this season will bring joy to your sweet tooth in a variety of ways. Rebecca White, Dallas News, "Peppermint ice cream recipe with 5 simple ingredients," 15 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of freezer

1824, in the meaning defined above

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15 Jan 2021

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“Freezer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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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 How to pronounce freezer (audio) \

Kids Definition of freezer

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

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