air fryer

noun

plural air fryers
: an airtight, usually small electrical appliance for quick cooking of foods by means of convection currents circulated rapidly by a fan
Contrary to the name, an air fryer doesn't fry food. It's a compact kitchen appliance that circulates hot air around the food to cook it …Rasha Ali
Air fryers create a crispy coating on foods using minimal oil by way of convection.Betty Gold

Examples of air fryer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And when you’re done cooking, simply toss the air fryer’s parts in the dishwasher for an easy cleanup. Toni Sutton, Peoplemag, 10 June 2024 Preheat the air fryer to 350° F. Transfer corn cobs to the air fryer and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until heated through. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 3 June 2024 Other products, including air fryers, certain color video cameras, and select bicycle models, will not be excluded from the Trump-era tariffs. Michael Kan, PCMAG, 30 May 2024 Heat an air fryer to 350 degrees and cook fillets for 8 minutes or until the nuts are browned and the fish is flaky. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 11 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for air fryer 

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Word History

First Known Use

1985, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of air fryer was in 1985

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“Air fryer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20fryer. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

air fryer

noun
: an airtight usually small electrical appliance for quick cooking of foods by means of convection currents circulated rapidly by a fan
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