fish fry


Definition of fish fry

1 : a picnic or supper featuring fried fish
2 : fried fish

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Clyburn appeared at the fish fry alongside fellow Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio, who gave a keynote address at the Blue Palmetto Dinner, a fundraiser for the South Carolina Democratic Party, the same night. Caroline Kenny, CNN, "Clyburn: If Dems don't retake House, new leadership is needed," 22 Apr. 2018 Five courses with wine pairings are usually featured, although more casual concepts are being added this year, such as a family-style barbecue and a Lake Erie fish fry. Adam Ferrise,, "Chef appeared drunk, pretended to sleep while groping women on flight to Cleveland, police say," 9 Mar. 2018 More: Find a fish fry near you More: Things to do this weekend: Feb. 16-18 (Photo: The Enquirer/Carrie Cochran) Things are speeding up lately. Polly Campbell,, "What's new and coming to Main Street in OTR," 16 Feb. 2018 For more than 30 years, the Avon Lake Boat Club has hosted an annual fish fry for hundreds of senior citizens at Beach Park Tower in Avon Lake. Julie A. Short/special To,, "Avon Lake announces Citizen, Projects of the Year: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville," 7 May 2018 What better way to observe this tradition then to attend a church fish fry? Jasper J. Mirabile Jr., kansascity, "The Knights of the Holy Smoker are serving up some delicious fish dinners during Lent | The Kansas City Star," 15 Mar. 2018 Tourists and locals stand shoulder to shoulder in front of the grills on Friday nights in Oistin for the weekly fish fry, then plop down on plastic chairs to eat hot swordfish, marlin, mahi mahi, tuna, and more and wash it down with a cold beer. Kaitlin Menza, Town & Country, "The Best Things to Do, Eat, and See in Barbados," 15 Nov. 2018 The Big Bend Fire Department's Friday night fish fry starts at 4 p.m. Fireworks will be shot off at 9:30 p.m. On July 14, gates open at 2 p.m. for the truck and tractor pull, which starts at 5 p.m. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "21 Things-to-do in Waukesha County in July," 27 June 2018 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

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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

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

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