fish fry


Definition of fish fry

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

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Chef de cuisine Mark Hopper will whip up a fish fry on Fridays, something robust on a Sunday (think Italian Sunday-gravy food) and a rotating, chef’s-whim selection the other days. Phil Vettel,, "Ya hey where? Wisconsin-style supper club offers near perfect prime rib in a Fulton Market basement," 29 Aug. 2019 Polls in South Carolina and elsewhere have showed that Buttigieg has struggled to attract the support of African American voters, and his attendance at the fish fry was seen as an important opportunity. NBC News, "Buttigieg to skip Clyburn fish fry, attend march in South Bend related to fatal police shooting," 21 June 2019 The 200 block of East Julian Street will be closed, and activities include a fish fry and barbecue, along with a bounce house, live music and dancing. Sal Pizarro, The Mercury News, "The Cheery Farmer and other Santa Clara County Fair memories," 31 July 2019 Here’s your chance to throw a big fish fry for your friends and help Colorado Parks & Wildlife restore a native cutthroat trout population in its ancestral waters. John Meyer, The Know, "Colorado anglers can keep all the fish they can catch at the Great Sand Dunes (at least, temporarily)," 24 July 2019 In addition to the fish fry there’s a parade, live entertainment, a beer tent, car show and more. Phil Marty,, "Cruise up to Wisconsin for a massive air show, tune in to the Cincinnati Music Festival and more Midwest events," 3 July 2019 Like all the other candidates who were in Columbia for the state’s Democratic convention, Williamson attended the sprawling outdoor fish fry hosted by Rep. Jim Clyburn. Robin Givhan,, "Marianne Williamson won’t make you feel better about America, but you’ll feel better about yourself," 27 June 2019 Clyburn started the fish fry in 1992 as a modest affair to thank local Democratic volunteers. Tyrone Beason,, "Democrats angle for South Carolina voters at Rep. James Clyburn’s fish fry," 21 June 2019 The only candidate not attending the fish fry is Montana Gov. Steve Bullock. Joshua Jamerson, WSJ, "Top South Carolina Democrat Weighs Endorsing in 2020 Primary," 20 June 2019

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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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