1 hunt illegally; "people are poaching elephants for their ivory"
2 cook in a simmering liquid; "poached apricots"
- Rhymes: -əʊtʃ
- to cook something in simmering water
- In the context of "transitive|intransitive": to take game or fish illegally while trespassing on someone's property
- In the context of "transitive|intransitive": to take anything illegally or unfairly
- In the context of "transitive|intransitive": to make an employee or customer switch from a competing company to your own company
take game or fish illegally
take illegally or unfairly
- Japanese: 横取りする (yokodori-suru)
Poaching may mean:
abstract, and, annex, appropriate, bag, bake, barbecue, baste, blanch, boil, boost, borrow, braise, brew, broil, brown, coddle, cook, cop, crib, curry, defraud, devil, do, do to perfection, embezzle, extort, filch, fire, fricassee, frizz, frizzle, fry, griddle, grill, heat, hook, lift, make off with, nip, oven-bake, palm, pan, pan-broil, parboil, pilfer, pinch, prepare, prepare food, purloin, roast, run away with, rustle, saute, scallop, scrounge, sear, shirr, shoplift, simmer, snare, snatch, snitch, steal, steam, stew, stir-fry, swindle, swipe, take, thieve, toast, walk off with