freezer

noun
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 As the group waited in the freezer for what Steverson said was about a minute, the gunshots kept getting closer. Bill Hutchinson, ABC News, 21 Sep. 2022 Our testers observed that the lights worked well, even after a stay in the freezer. Brittany Vanderbill, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Sep. 2022 For now, Nun cho ga is in a freezer in the Yukon, several hours from the mine where it was found, awaiting further analysis. Christine Chung, BostonGlobe.com, 2 July 2022 Marie Hoskins was discovered inside the freezer in her home’s garage Thursday, according to Sebastian police. NBC News, 2 May 2022 The body of a 93-year-old Florida woman was found in a freezer in her garage, police said. Jordan Freiman, CBS News, 2 May 2022 The boy’s frozen body was found in a freezer in the garage, wrapped in plastic and bearing what police said were visible injuries of physical abuse. Fox News, 8 Apr. 2022 Las Vegas Metro Police investigated his residence and discovered the remains of her 4-year-old son, Mason Dominguez, inside a freezer in the garage. Elaine Aradillas, PEOPLE.com, 3 Mar. 2022 Many poor countries don’t have enough fridges and freezers to store shots; an ultralow temperature freezer in Kathmandu, Nepal, in October. Nicholas Bariyo, WSJ, 12 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of freezer

1824, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

24 Sep 2022

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“Freezer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/freezer. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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More Definitions for freezer

freezer

noun
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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