fish fry


Definition of fish fry 

1 : a picnic or supper featuring fried fish

2 : fried fish

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This beer pairs perfectly with seafood, so bring it along to your next fish fry. Fox News, "10 craft beers you need to sip before summer ends," 24 Aug. 2017 There will be a car show, fish fry and fireworks July 13. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "8 Things-to-do this week in Waukesha County," 9 July 2018 People look up the best fish fry in Lake Country, and Ron's is going to come up 10 times out of 10. Evan Frank, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Longtime employee buys Ron's Cozy Corner in Oconomowoc: 'I want the legacy to live on'," 9 July 2018 Sweet Apple-Wood Fest: Start your weekend off with live music and a fish fry Friday, finish with a chicken dinner Sunday, and catch a car show in between. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "5 things to do this week in the southern suburbs," 10 July 2018 Tourists are more than welcome on the canoes, and the trip concludes with a community fish fry. Ac Shilton, Outside Online, "The Food Adventures We Covet Most," 5 July 2018 The money — more than three times the amount Republican Auditor Mike Harmon raised to win a statewide race in 2015 — has allowed him to run a professional campaign in a race usually defined by yard signs and fish fries. Adam Beam, The Courier-Journal, "Kim Davis' challenger is a man whose marriage license she denied," 18 May 2018 The same is true for the Friday fish fries (held during Lent). Phillip Morris,, "Priest nearly killed in ambush robbery still bullish on Collinwood: Phillip Morris," 8 Apr. 2018 Between gourmet seder feasts and Good Friday fish fries, there will also be plenty of festive options for foodies this weekend. Editors, USA TODAY, "Good Friday, Passover and Mega Millions: 5 things to know Friday," 30 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of fish fry

1824, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of fish fry

: a meal or event at which the main food served is fried fish

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