\ ˈfrij How to pronounce fridge (audio) \
variants: or less commonly frig

Definition of fridge

Examples of fridge in a Sentence

Please put the milk in the fridge.
Recent Examples on the Web Make the soup base up to five days in advance and store in the fridge. Andrea Beck, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 Sep. 2022 For me, though, the pull is less scientific and more commonsense anyway: Learning to genuinely appreciate day-to-day boons like having good health, or food in the fridge, seems like being able to tap into a renewable source of contentment. Gloria Liu, The Atlantic, 23 Sep. 2022 After thawing them in the fridge, it's recommended to eat them within three days. Good Housekeeping, 15 Sep. 2022 Pop these bad boys in the fridge beforehand for an extra cooling and refreshing feel. Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 15 Sep. 2022 Guests can even book kitchen restocking where all their groceries are delivered and stocked in the fridge upon arrival. Sofia Krusmark, The Arizona Republic, 14 Sep. 2022 Bologna now setting in the fridge, Shaina has moved on to grinding and stuffing sausages that will be served with crisp medallions of potato and onion, all drenched in the silkiest hollandaise. Elazar Sontag, Bon Appétit, 14 Sep. 2022 After a few weeks in the fridge, crack one open and savor the fruits of your labor. Justin Pot, WSJ, 7 Sep. 2022 Once your cold brew is done steeping, store the concentrate in the fridge to maintain freshness. Nicole Papantoniou, Good Housekeeping, 6 Sep. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of fridge

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fridge

by shortening & alteration

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28 Sep 2022

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“Fridge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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