Meaning of cookout

cook•out

Pronunciation: (kook'out"), [key]
— n.
  1. a party or entertainment featuring the cooking and eating of a meal out of doors.
  2. the process of cooking and eating a meal outdoors.
  3. a meal cooked and eaten in the open.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or intended for use or consumption at a cookout.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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