what's cooking

what's cooking
a) An informal greeting, similar to how are you?; whats happening?; whats up?; whats new?

Hi there babe, whats cooking?

b) Expression of concern, asking for an explanation, similar to whats going on?; whats the problem?; what gives?

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  • what's\ cooking — • what s up • what s cooking • what s doing slang What is happening or planned; what is wrong. Often used as a greeting. What s up? asked Bob as he joined his friends. Are you going to the movies? What s cooking? Why is the crowd in the street?… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • what's cooking? — When you ask what s cooking it means you want to know what s happening …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • what's cooking — • what s up • what s cooking • what s doing what is happening, what is planned, what is wrong What s up , he said as he entered the room …   Idioms and examples

  • What's Cooking? — is a comedy film released in 2000. It was directed by Gurinder Chadha and starred Mercedes Ruehl, Kyra Sedgwick, A Martinez, Joan Chen, Lainie Kazan, Maury Chaykin, Julianna Margulies, Alfre Woodard and Dennis Haysbert.On Thanksgiving, four… …   Wikipedia

  • what's cooking — what is happening, what s going down    What s cooking with the kids? They re too quiet …   English idioms

  • what's cooking — what is happening?. Hey, you guys, what s cooking? Is the party still on for tonight? …   New idioms dictionary

  • what's cooking? — (slang) What is being planned? • • • Main Entry: ↑cook …   Useful english dictionary

  • What's cooking? — In diesem Artikel oder Abschnitt fehlen folgende wichtige Informationen: Vollständige Handlung Du kannst Wikipedia helfen, indem du sie recherchierst und einfügst …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • What’s Cooking? — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel What’s Cooking? Produktionsland USA, Großbritannien …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • What’s cooking? — interrog. What is happening?; What’s about to happen? □ What’s cooking? Anything interesting? □ What’s cooking anyway? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • What's cooking? — phr What is going on? Hey, buddy, what s cooking? Did somebody get hurt? 1940s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

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