Definition of broiler noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    broiler

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈbrɔɪlə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbrɔɪlər//
     
    In the kitchen
     
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  1. 1(also broiler chicken) (especially North American English) a young chicken suitable for broiling or roasting
  2. 2(North American English) the part inside the oven of a cooker/stove that directs heat downwards to cook food that is placed underneath it Place under a hot broiler until brown. compare grill See related entries: In the kitchen
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: broiler