french fry

noun
variants: or French fry

Definition of french fry

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a strip of potato typically cooked by being fried in deep fat usually plural

french fry

verb
variants: or French fry

Definition of french fry (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to fry (strips of potato or something similar) in deep fat until brown

First Known Use of french fry

Noun

1886, in the meaning defined above

Verb

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of french fry was in 1886

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“French fry.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/french%20fry. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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french fry

noun

English Language Learners Definition of french fry

chiefly US : a long, thin piece of potato that is fried in deep fat

french fry

noun, often capitalized 1st F

Kids Definition of french fry

: a strip of potato fried in deep fat

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