noun, Chiefly Scot.
a silly or stupid person.
[koo] /ku/ verb (used without object), cooed, cooing. 1. to utter or imitate the soft, murmuring sound characteristic of doves. 2. to murmur or talk fondly or amorously. verb (used with object), cooed, cooing. 3. to utter by cooing. noun 4. a cooing sound. /kuː/ verb coos, cooing, cooed 1. (intransitive) (of doves, pigeons, etc) […]
[koo k] /kʊk/ verb (used with object) 1. to prepare (food) by the use of heat, as by boiling, baking, or roasting. 2. to subject (anything) to the application of heat. 3. Slang. to ruin; spoil. 4. Informal. to falsify, as accounts: to cook the expense figures. verb (used without object) 5. to prepare food […]
[koo k-boo k] /ˈkʊkˌbʊk/ noun 1. a containing recipes and instructions for . n. 1809, from cook + book (n.). Earlier was cookery book (1630s). modifier Routine; mechanical; unimaginative: All he did was adopt the cookbook solution (1970s+) noun programming (From amateur electronics and radio) A book of small code segments that the reader can […]
noun 1. a method of food preparation used by caterers, in which cooked dishes are chilled rapidly and reheated as required adjective, noun of foods that are pre-cooked and chilled, then reheated; also, the method and any dish prepared by this method Usage Note British