[koo k-er] /ˈkʊk ər/
an appliance or utensil for :
a person employed in certain industrial processes, as in brewing or distilling, to operate apparatus.
an apparatus, usually of metal and heated by gas, electricity, oil, or solid fuel, for cooking food; stove
(Brit) any large sour apple used in cooking
type of stove, 1884, from cook (v.) + -er (1).
fireless cooker, pressure cooker
noun, British. 1. .
[koo k-vil] /ˈkʊk vɪl/ noun 1. a town in central Tennessee.
noun Related Terms gripe one’s ass, that’s the way the ball bounces, tough cookie
noun (pl) cooks-general 1. (Brit) (formerly, esp in the 1920s and ’30s) a domestic servant who did cooking and housework