a heavy, flat metal plate with a handle, or a special flat, heated surface on the top of a stove, used for cooking pancakes and other foods
Origin of griddleMiddle English gredil from Anglo-French gridil from Old French an unverified form gredil, variant, variety of graïl from Classical Latin craticula, small gridiron from cratis, wickerwork: see crate
transitive verb-·dled, -·dling
to cook on a griddle
- A flat metal surface, such as a pan, that is used for cooking by dry heat.
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transitive verbgrid·dled, grid·dling, grid·dles
To cook on a flat metal surface.
Origin of griddleMiddle English gridel gridiron from Old North French gredil from Latin crātīcula diminutive of crātis wickerwork hurdle, lattice
- A flat plate of metal used for cooking.
(third-person singular simple present griddles, present participle griddling, simple past and past participle griddled)
- To use a griddle, to cook on a griddle.