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Chef vs. Cook

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Chefnoun

The presiding cook in the kitchen of a large household.

Cooknoun

(cooking) A person who prepares food for a living.

Chefnoun

The head cook of a restaurant or other establishment.

Cooknoun

(cooking) The head cook of a manor house

Chefnoun

Any cook.

Cooknoun

(slang) One who manufactures certain illegal drugs, especially meth.

‘Police found two meth cooks working in the illicit lab.’;

Chefnoun

(slang) One who manufactures illegal drugs; a cook.

Cooknoun

(slang) A session of manufacturing certain illegal drugs, especially meth.

Chefnoun

(historical) A reliquary in the shape of a head.

Cooknoun

A fish, the European striped wrasse, Labrus mixtus.

Chefverb

To stab with a knife, to shank, to lacerate with a rambo.

Cookverb

(transitive) To prepare (food) for eating by heating it, often by combining it with other ingredients.

‘I'm cooking bangers and mash.’;

Chefnoun

A chief or head person.

Cookverb

(intransitive) To prepare (unspecified) food for eating by heating it, often by combining it with other ingredients.

‘He's in the kitchen, cooking.’;

Chefnoun

The head cook of large establishment, as a club, a family, etc.

Cookverb

(intransitive) To be being cooked.

‘The dinner is cooking on the stove.’;

Chefnoun

Same as Chief.

Cookverb

To be uncomfortably hot.

‘Look at that poor dog shut up in that car on a day like today - it must be cooking in there.’;

Chefnoun

a professional cook

Cookverb

To hold onto (a grenade) briefly after igniting the fuse, so that it explodes almost immediately after being thrown.

‘I always cook my frags, in case they try to grab one and throw it back.’;

Chef

A chef is a trained professional cook and tradesman who is proficient in all aspects of food preparation, often focusing on a particular cuisine. The word is derived from the term chef de cuisine (French pronunciation: ​[ʃɛf.də.kɥi.zin]), the director or head of a kitchen.

‘chef’;

Cookverb

To concoct or prepare.

Cookverb

To tamper with or alter; to cook up.

Cookverb

To play or improvise in an inspired and rhythmically exciting way. (From 1930s jive talk.)

‘Watch this band: they cook!’; ‘Crank up the Coltrane and start cooking!’;

Cookverb

To play music vigorously.

‘On the Wagner piece, the orchestra was cooking!’;

Cookverb

To make the noise of the cuckoo.

Cookverb

To throw.

Cookverb

To make the noise of the cuckoo.

‘Constant cuckoos cook on every side.’;

Cookverb

To throw.

Cookverb

To prepare, as food, by boiling, roasting, baking, broiling, etc.; to make suitable for eating, by the agency of fire or heat.

Cookverb

To concoct or prepare; hence, to tamper with or alter; to garble; - often with up; as, to cook up a story; to cook an account.

‘They all of them receive the same advices from abroad, and very often in the same words; but their way of cooking it is so different.’;

Cookverb

To prepare food for the table.

Cooknoun

One whose occupation is to prepare food for the table; one who dresses or cooks meat or vegetables for eating.

Cooknoun

A fish, the European striped wrasse.

Cooknoun

someone who cooks food

Cooknoun

English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)

Cookverb

prepare a hot meal;

‘My husband doesn't cook’;

Cookverb

prepare for eating by applying heat;

‘Cook me dinner, please’; ‘can you make me an omelette?’; ‘fix breakfast for the guests, please’;

Cookverb

transform and make suitable for consumption by heating;

‘These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes’;

Cookverb

transform by heating;

‘The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle’;

Cookverb

fake or falsify;

‘Fudge the figures’; ‘cook the books’; ‘falsify the data’;

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