fridge

noun
\ 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.

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Eventually, someone will come along and restore a measure of decorum to politics, sparing voters the inside peek at their trips to the dentist or the fridge. Karl Rove, WSJ, "The Weirdness of American Politics," 23 Jan. 2019 Well, the fridges unlocked Thursday night when the game clock expired and the fans were clearly excited. Fox News Staff, Fox News, "Early voting begins, final phase of midterms is here," 21 Sep. 2018 Someone is leaving the hospital and talks about how this organization called Open Hand had already been at their apartment stocking the fridge. Michael Schaub, latimes.com, "Rebecca Makkai on her story of the AIDS era, 'The Great Believers'," 15 June 2018 Scott Galloway, a professor of marketing at New York University’s Stern School of Business, boils the problem down to this: A head of lettuce has a margin of less than a dollar and can survive outside the fridge for no more than a day. Beth Kowitt, Fortune, "How Amazon Is Using Whole Foods in a Bid for Total Retail Domination," 21 May 2018 Store the pickled chiles in the fridge in their pickling liquid for up to 1 month. Zoe Ruffner, Vogue, "Sakara Brings Healthy Eating Home With Their New Made-for-Instagram Cookbook," 19 Mar. 2019 It’s best eaten right away, when everything is crunchy and fresh, but it can be stored in the fridge for up to three days. Sarah Baird, Glamour, "Food on the Front Lines: Meet the People Fueling the Resistance," 7 Sep. 2018 Remove from heat, bottle the syrup and store in a fridge for up to two weeks. Sonia Rao, chicagotribune.com, "Summer cocktail recipes to expand your happy hour horizons," 29 June 2018 Scoop 1½ cups whipped cream into a small bowl; cover and save in fridge for later. Claire Saffitz, Bon Appetit, "Blackberry Icebox Cake," 18 June 2018

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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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