short-order cook

.short-order 'cook
n
someone in a restaurant kitchen who cooks food that can be prepared easily or quickly

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • short-order cook — UK US noun [countable] [singular short order cook plural short order cooks] a restaurant worker whose job is to cook food that can be prepared quickly Thesaurus: cooks, cuisine and cookeryhyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • short-order cook — noun count AMERICAN a restaurant worker whose job is to cook food that can be prepared quickly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • short-order cook — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms short order cook : singular short order cook plural short order cooks a restaurant worker whose job is to cook food that can be prepared quickly …   English dictionary

  • short-order cook — {n.} A person who prepares food that cooks quickly. * /Bruce found a summer job as a short order cook in a drive in restaurant./ * /The new diner needs another short order cook./ Compare: SLING HASH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • short-order cook — {n.} A person who prepares food that cooks quickly. * /Bruce found a summer job as a short order cook in a drive in restaurant./ * /The new diner needs another short order cook./ Compare: SLING HASH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • short-order\ cook — noun A person who prepares food that cooks quickly. Bruce found a summer job as a short order cook in a drive in restaurant. The new diner needs another short order cook. Compare: sling hash …   Словарь американских идиом

  • short-order cook — /ˌʃɔt ɔdə ˈkʊk/ (say .shawt awduh kook) noun a cook employed to prepare short orders …   Australian English dictionary

  • short-order cook — n (AmE) a professional cook who prepares quick dishes ordered by customers, especially at a fast food restaurant, café, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • short-order cook — noun (C) AmE someone in a restaurant kitchen who makes the food that can be prepared easily or quickly …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • short-order — adjective of or relating to food that can be prepared quickly a short order cook • Pertains to noun: ↑short order * * * /shawrt awr deuhr/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or specializing in short orders: a short order cook; short order diner. 2.… …   Useful english dictionary

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