Thesaurus

grilling

noun

Synonyms of grilling

(Entry 1 of 2)

grilling

verb
present participle of grill

Synonyms & Antonyms of grilling (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to put a series of questions to
  • police grilled the suspect, but had to release him when it became clear he didn't have the information they were looking for

Synonyms for grilling

Words Related to grilling

Phrases Synonymous with grilling

2 to put a question or questions to
  • grilled the children about her ex-husband's new girlfriend

Synonyms for grilling

Words Related to grilling

Near Antonyms for grilling

Antonyms for grilling

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about grilling

Cite this Entry

“Grilling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grilling. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

More from Merriam-Webster on grilling

Nglish: Translation of grilling for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of grilling for Arabic Speakers

Comments on grilling

What made you want to look up grilling? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!