• (America, British) IPA: /ˈkʊ.kɪŋ/


  1. (uncountable) The process of preparing food by using heat.
  2. (countable, rare) An instance of preparing food by using heat.
  3. The result of preparing food by using heat.
    1. (uncountable) One's ability to prepare food; cookery.
      My cooking isn't very good. I don't have any idea how to prepare a good meal.
      I missed my mum's cooking while I was at university.
    2. (uncountable) The style or genre of food preparation.
      What you've produced is a perfect example of authentic Chinese cooking.
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cooking (not comparable)

  1. (informal) In progress, happening.
    The project took a few days to gain momentum, but by the end of the week, things were really cooking.
  1. present participle of cook#English|cook

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