Pronunciation: (grid'l), [key]
—n., v., -dled, -dling.
1. a frying pan with a handle and a slightly raised edge, for cooking pancakes, bacon, etc., over direct heat.
2. any flat, heated surface, esp. on the top of a stove, for cooking food: a quick breakfast from the luncheonette's griddle.
3. Upstate New York Older Use.a circular lid covering an opening on the cooking surface of a wood or coal-burning stove.
to cook on a griddle: Griddle two eggs for me, will you?
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