1. American physician and Arctic explorer who announced that he had reached the North Pole in 1908, a claim that was rejected by the scientific community.
1. To prepare (food) for eating by applying heat.
2. To prepare or treat by heating:
slowly cooked the medicinal mixture.
3. Slang To alter or falsify so as to make a more favorable impression; doctor:
disreputable accountants who were paid to cook the firm's books.
4. To prepare food for eating by applying heat.
5. To undergo application of heat especially for the purpose of later ingestion.
6. Slang To happen, develop, or take place:
What's cooking in town?
7. Slang To proceed or perform very well:
The band really got cooking after midnight.
8. A person who prepares food for eating.
9. To fabricate; concoct:
cook up an excuse.
10. To ruin (one's) chances:
The speeding ticket cooked his goose with his father. Her goose was cooked when she was caught cheating on the test.
11. Middle English coken
12. from coke [cook]
源自 coke [厨子]
13. from Old English c?c
源自 古英语 c?c
14. from Vulgar Latin *c?cus
源自 俗拉丁语 *c?cus
15. from Latin cocus, coquus
源自 拉丁语 cocus, coquus
16. from coquere [to cook] * see pek w-
源自 coquere [烹调] *参见 pek w-