fish fry


Definition of fish fry

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

Examples of fish fry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sky Bar Mountaintop Grill in Wakefield is known for fish fry Fridays and stellar views. Star Tribune Staff, Star Tribune, "3 mini-vacations in the Midwest that offer spectacular scenery and won't break the bank," 16 Sep. 2020 Sewell was a hero back in his home state that fall, being feted with a fish fry at the Wetumpka Country Club and a special pep rally on the Alabama campus in late October. Creg Stephenson |, al, "Joe Sewell’s big-league debut, 100 years later," 10 Sep. 2020 For its final weekend downtown, Jackson's Blue Ribbon Pub is planning a Friday night fish fry, and live music on its outdoor patio from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Jackson's Blue Ribbon Pub, in the Pabst Brewery complex in downtown Milwaukee, is closing after this weekend," 4 Sep. 2020 Most everyone in the family, being very Roman Catholic, sat down to many a Friday fish fry. Bill St. John, The Denver Post, "Easy and delicious recipes you can make with the leftovers in your fridge," 6 Apr. 2020 Food runs the gamut, from a charcuterie plate to a Friday fish fry. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Guide to Milwaukee-area beer gardens, 2020 safety protocols edition," 3 June 2020 Sweet Dreams specializes in frozen custard and burgers, but also offers gyros, a Friday fish fry, wings and sandwiches. Evan Frank, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The owner of Sorrento House is taking over the popular Sweet Dreams burger and custard restaurant," 15 June 2020 In Charleston, the fish fry and the crab crack aren’t just dinner—they’re major cultural and political events, and their absence in the wake of COVID-19 precautions has had a palpable effect on life in the Lowcountry. Soleil Ho,, "What to do when you have tons of ume and you can’t concentrate on anything," 1 June 2020 Mastering the fish fry is an art form, and to do it right, the artist needs a few special tools. Outdoor Life, "Gear for a perfect fish fry," 27 May 2020

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First Known Use of fish fry

1824, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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23 Sep 2020

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“Fish fry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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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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