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verb grill pronunciation in British English /ɡrɪl/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlegrilling
past tensegrilled
past participlegrilled
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to cook something over a fire on a flat frame of metal bars

    We grill the sausages on the barbecue.

    1. a.
      British to cook something by putting it close to strong heat above or below it
  2. 2
    [transitive] to ask someone a lot of difficult questions for a long period of time

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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