1. simmering

noun. ['ˈsɪmɝɪŋ'] cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil.


  • preparation
  • stewing
  • boiling
  • cooking


  • ready
  • resolution
  • calmness

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Words that Rhyme with Simmering

  • glimmering
  • shimmering

Example sentences of the word simmering

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Heat the water in the bottom of a double boiler under medium heat so the water is simmering.

2. Adjective
Melt the candle wax in the top pan of a double boiler, over simmering water.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Once the chitterlings have finished simmering, they present several serving options.

Quotes containing the word simmering

1. Any happiness, no matter how brief, seemed better than the long, simmering torture of waking up day after day, knowing I could never have him.
- Becca Fitzpatrick, Crescendo