Definition of greaseproof paper in English:

greaseproof paper

noun

British
  • [mass noun] Paper that is impermeable to oil or grease, used in cooking or to wrap food:

    ‘line the tin with greaseproof paper’
    • ‘She proceeded to create a template from greaseproof paper and stuck it to her plate.’
    • ‘Shake the pepper on to a sheet of greaseproof paper and press the steaks in the pepper until evenly coated.’
    • ‘Not all that long ago when you bought meat it was cut before you and wrapped firstly in white greaseproof paper and then in light brown, rather stronger, paper.’
    • ‘Add the rosemary, cover with greaseproof paper, place in the preheated oven, and roast for 15 minutes.’
    • ‘Bake the pastry case blind by covering with parchment or greaseproof paper and baking beans for about 15 minutes.’
    • ‘Place the filled balls onto a baking tray, lightly greased or lined with greaseproof paper and pop them into the oven for about ten minutes, until slightly browned at the edges.’
    • ‘Cover the bowl with greaseproof paper, allow to cool and then place in the fridge or leave in a cool place overnight.’
    • ‘Fold in all edges, roll up neatly into a roll with aid of tea towel and roll onto a greaseproof paper-lined baking sheet.’
    • ‘Line a shallow baking tin with a little oil and greaseproof paper.’
    • ‘The drawer was scrubbed scrupulously after it was emptied and lined with baking paper or greaseproof paper before being refilled.’
    • ‘Roll out the pastry between two sheets of greaseproof paper until it is large enough to overlap the sides of a 25 cm fluted tart ring with a removable base.’
    • ‘Most modern puddings are made in a basin covered with layers of foil and greaseproof paper.’

Pronunciation:

greaseproof paper

/ˌɡriːspruːf ˈpeɪpə/