\ 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 Otherwise, store it at room temperature for 2-3 days out of direct sunlight, or in the warmest part of your fridge (near the front) wrapped in a towel or a reusable Veji Bag for bonus points. Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, "What Is an Eggplant, I Beg of You?," 6 Aug. 2020 While some people's version of beauty hoarding might be filling the fridge with sheet masks, many are loading up on procedures, everywhere from the plastic surgeon to the dermatologist to more budget-friendly medi-spas. April Long, Town & Country, "For Wealthy Patients, the Pandemic Is Prime Time to Stock Up on Cosmetic Treatments," 1 Aug. 2020 Top Canadian chefs compete to make an amazing feast using leftovers and ingredients found in your fridge. Nina Zafar, Washington Post, "What to watch this weekend: ‘Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe’ on HBO," 1 Aug. 2020 Peep the sleek chef's kitchen, which includes a floor-to-ceiling wine fridge that can hold up to 100 bottles. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady’s Former NYC Apartment Is for Sale and the Views Are Absolutely Divine," 30 July 2020 Low-rise jeans, chunky highlights, and ruffled minis are trends that have aged less like fine wine and more like that questionable takeout that’s been hanging out in your fridge for four days. Cait Munro,, "Looking Back On What Not To Wear, The Show That Taught Us How To Get Dressed & So Much More," 28 July 2020 To complement the long shelf-lives of oats and eggs, a couple of shelf-stable milks can be tucked away in storage until needed, saving space in a mini-fridge while preventing you from having to run to the store when a box is finished. Kristina Mcguirk, Better Homes & Gardens, "Food Staples Every Dorm Room Needs," 26 June 2020 Most power tools range from 200 to 2,000 watts, and kitchen appliances such as a hot plate or fridge typically function at around 500 to 800 watts. Gabrielle Hondorp, Popular Mechanics, "The 5 Best Portable Power Stations for Outages and Outings," 12 June 2020 The pitcher’s body is made from BPA-free plastic, and the lid is designed to prevent leaks when the pitcher is shaken, or even stored on its side in a crowded fridge. Popular Science, "Ice tea makers that will refresh you on hot days," 27 May 2020

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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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The first known use of fridge was in 1926

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10 Aug 2020

Cite this Entry

“Fridge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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