Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 1 vote)

cook off

To pull the pin from a grenade and wait two or three seconds before throwing.
9 Views

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'cook off':

cook offAs with above, except to unintentionally wait so long that the grenade detonates.
cook offTo cause an accidental detonation of explosives, especially due to excess heat.
cook offTo accidentally detonate, especially as the result of excess heat.
See them all »

Translation

Find a translation for the cook off phrase in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similar to cook off

How to pronounce this phrase?

Discuss this cook off phrase with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this cook off definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "cook off." Phrases.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 30 Nov. 2021. <https://www.phrases.com/phrase/cook-off_17348>.

    We need you!

    Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a phrases master?

    »
    Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts _________.
    • A. definitely
    • B. absolutely
    • C. a lot
    • D. a bit

    Browse Phrases.com