Signs for GRILL

How do you sign for grilling food like meat? Another sign for grilling a person?

Meaning: to cook, broil, or toast on a grill or a griddle.

Pronunciation (sign description): Fingerspelling.

Related signs: Don't have a griller? BROIL, COOK, BARBECQUE, FRY, TOAST.

Grill is not all about food. Sometimes you can "grill" a person without burning her/him. Here is another meaning:

This ASL sign fits with the's definition: "to ask a person really intense questions, like when you suspect them of doing something wrong and you want to make them confess the truth. .. You have to be tough on him, and not let him off the hook too easily. Being grilled means you are in the "hot seat," and it'll feel like you're cooking from such a close examination. "

Or, a short version of the meaning: to subject a person to intense questioning or interrogation.

Pronunciation (sign description): Dominant "S" or fist (handshape) with the palm up (orientation) behind the non-dominant "S" or fist which its palm is also up in space (location) moves in circular up and down a few times (movement).


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