\ 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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At Allen's house, there was no heat, the lights were rarely on, banisters were falling apart, and the only item in the fridge was fruit juice, friends recall. Ben Baskin,, "Breaking Bad: The False Step and Downfall of Penn Legend Jerome Allen," 11 July 2019 Supermarkets offer little packets that last well in the fridge. Jeanmarie Brownson,, "Refresh your summer cooking with versatile mint for grilled meats, salads and tea," 5 July 2019 To thwart that, Bowie stored his urine in the fridge. Alexander C. Kafka, Houston Chronicle, "How David Bowie, Jimmy Page, Patti Smith and other musicians fell for William S. Burroughs," 29 June 2019 Pitchers are limited in capacity and may filter slowly, so big families may want a larger dispenser to stick in the fridge. Paige Szmodis, Popular Mechanics, "The 8 Best Water Filters to Purify Your Home’s Water," 28 June 2019 The plain, unfilled rice sheets keep well for five days in the fridge and refresh easily. Andrea Nguyen,, "Banh cuon 101: Everything you need to know about Vietnamese rice sheets," 19 June 2019 By one estimate, a data-hungry user’s smartphone can consume as much electricity in a year as her fridge does. Andrew Mcafee, WIRED, "How the iPhone Helped Save the Planet," 29 June 2019 His fridge is empty apart from shrink-wrapped sausages. The Economist, "James Ellroy finally has happiness in his sights," 8 June 2019 Walmart wants to bring your fresh groceries right to your fridge. Jennifer Smith, WSJ, "Today’s Logistics Report: Setting Robot Ship Rules; Bringing in the Groceries; Trading Australian Gas," 7 June 2019

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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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