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.
Recent Examples on the Web In Our Hearts, that started a community fridge there. Rachel Ryan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 15 July 2021 When that happens, a fridge filled with homemade sauces offers the promise of a nearly effortless meal. New York Times, 6 July 2021 Ever catch a look inside the fridge of someone who reviews restaurants full-time? Washington Post, 6 July 2021 But the best features in this fridge are on the inside. Dave Johnson, Forbes, 3 July 2021 With an espresso maker and a wine fridge in the kitchen, enjoying sips on the balcony will be relaxing morning or night. Dallas News, 27 June 2021 Space in the now-adjacent laundry room was also rethought, with the washer and dryer stacked for more room, space carved out for a second refrigerator and a wine fridge. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, 21 June 2021 Many items may be returned for a full refund, but some types of products, such as a mini fridge, might trigger a hefty restocking fee. Nicole Nguyen, WSJ, 20 June 2021 Outside, Joe Nankin stocked a community fridge with bags of Brussels sprouts, bread and Samoas Girl Scout cookies. Los Angeles Times, 18 June 2021

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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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Last Updated

18 Jul 2021

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“Fridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fridge. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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