Definition of cook noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

cook

 noun
noun
NAmE//kʊk//
 
 
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  •  a person who cooks food or whose job is cooking John is a very good cook (= he cooks well). Who was the cook (= who cooked the food)? She was employed as a cook in a hotel. compare chef
  • Idioms
    too many cooks spoil the broth(also too many cooks in the kitchen)(saying)
     
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    if too many people are involved in doing something, it will not be done well
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cook