toaster oven

noun

Definition of toaster oven

: a usually small electrical appliance that can function as an oven or a toaster

Examples of toaster oven in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rodriguez collected a thumb drive -- containing a few documents, no photos -- and a toaster oven. Eliott C. Mclaughlin, CNN, 24 June 2022 This toaster oven is one of a kind from a technological standpoint. Nicole Papantoniou, Good Housekeeping, 22 May 2022 Place pecans on a small baking sheet or aluminum foil and toast in a toaster oven or under the broiler for a couple of minutes. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 26 Apr. 2022 Everyone in my family owns this Panasonic FlashXpress toaster oven. Sonia Chopra, Bon Appétit, 9 Feb. 2022 Now broil in the oven or toaster oven until the topping is wobbly, like a microwaved marshmallow, and even beginning to brown in spots, 3–5 minutes. Ali Slagle, Bon Appétit, 3 May 2022 Try cutting one in half and heat the leftovers in the toaster oven the next day. Lisa Drayer, CNN, 18 May 2022 Slice it, put it on bread, and slam it into the toaster oven. Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, 28 Jan. 2022 Fire investigators determined the fire started in a kitchen in which one of the residents tried to cook a pizza in a toaster oven, according to the release. Rosana Hughes, ajc, 8 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of toaster oven

1961, in the meaning defined above

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28 Jun 2022

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“Toaster oven.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toaster%20oven. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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