Cookery definition

ko͝okə-rē
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The art or practice of preparing food.
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(chiefly brit.) The art, practice, or work of cooking.
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A place for cooking.
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The art and practice of preparing food for consumption, especially by the application of heat; cooking.

Henry was not very good at cookery and most of his meals ended up burned.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cookery
Plural:
cookeries

Origin of cookery

  • cook +‎ -ery

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