fry

16 ENTRIES FOUND:

1fry

verb \ˈfrī\

: to cook (food) in fat or oil

friedfry·ing

Full Definition of FRY

transitive verb
1
:  to cook in a pan or on a griddle over heat especially with the use of fat
2
slang :  electrocute 1
3
:  to damage or destroy (an electrical device or its circuitry) by overheating especially as a result of unusually high voltage
intransitive verb
1
:  to undergo frying
2
:  to get very hot or burn as if being fried <bodies frying on the beach>

Examples of FRY

  1. We had fried eggs and ham for breakfast.
  2. We could smell the onions frying.

Origin of FRY

Middle English frien, from Anglo-French frire, from Latin frigere to roast; akin to Greek phrygein to roast, fry, Sanskrit bhṛjjati he roasts
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with FRY

2fry

noun
plural fries

Definition of FRY

1
:  a social gathering or picnic where food is fried and eaten <a fish fry>
2
a :  a dish of something fried
b :  french fry —usually used in plural <a burger and fries>

First Known Use of FRY

1833

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

3fry

noun
plural fry

Definition of FRY

1
a :  recently hatched or juvenile fishes
b :  the young of other animals
2
:  very small adult fishes
3
:  members of a group or class :  individuals <small fry>

Origin of FRY

Middle English, Anglo-French frie, from freier, frier to rub, spawn — more at fray
First Known Use: 14th century

Fry

biographical name \ˈfrī\

Definition of FRY

Christopher 1907–2005 Eng. dram.

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