Pronunciation: (kook'out"), [key]
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.
of, pertaining to, or intended for use or consumption at a cookout. Also,cook'-out".
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.