Definition of rôtisseur in English:

rôtisseur

noun

  • A chef specializing in roasting, and frequently also grilling and frying.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Tobias Smollett (1721–1771), writer. From French rôtisseur person who prepares and sells roast meat, chef who specializes in roasting from rôtiss-, lengthened stem of rôtir + -eur.

Pronunciation

rôtisseur

/rəʊtɪˈsəː/