frying pan

frying pan


: a metal pan that has a long handle and is used for frying

Full Definition of FRYING PAN

:  a metal pan with a handle that is used for frying foods —called also fry pan
out of the frying pan into the fire
:  clear of one difficulty only to fall into a greater one

First Known Use of FRYING PAN

14th century


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