Boiled vs Cooked - What's the difference?

boiled | cooked |


As verbs the difference between boiled and cooked

is that boiled is (boil) while cooked is (cook).

As adjectives the difference between boiled and cooked

is that boiled is cooked in boiling water while cooked is of food, that has been prepared by cooking.

boiled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (boil)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Cooked in boiling water.
  • (of water) having reached the boiling point
  • (colloquial) angry
  • (colloquial) drunk
  • Derived terms

    * boiled egg * hard boiled * soft boiled

    Anagrams

    * *

    cooked

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of food, that has been prepared by cooking.
  • Corrupted by conversion through a text format, requiring uncooking to be properly listenable.
  • (idiomatic) (of accounting records, intelligence) partially or wholly fabricated, falsified
  • Antonyms

    * raw * uncooked

    Derived terms

    * cooked mode

    See also

    * cook the books

    Verb

    (head)
  • (cook)