fry bread


: quick bread cooked (as by American Indians) by deep-frying

Examples of fry bread in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My New Mexican diet consisted solely of green chile breakfast burritos, fry bread and enchiladas. Kaitlyn Rosati, New York Daily News, 31 Jan. 2024 Live dancing, drumming and singing will be presented all day, along with arts and crafts vendors, drum circles, fry bread and Indian taco booths and educational presentations on Native culture, history and customs. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 June 2024 Kate Nelson’s piece on fry bread, for example, offers something totally unique to that of Vidya Balanchandar’s spotlight on choon paan vans that wind through Sri Lanka. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 19 Dec. 2023 Roxanne Wilson, co-owner with Loren Emerson of the memorable purple fry bread truck, got her professional start in the food business by setting up a fry bread stand outside Drumbeat's front door. The Arizona Republic, 4 Jan. 2024 See all Example Sentences for fry bread 

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Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fry bread was in 1932

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“Fry bread.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

fry bread

: quick bread cooked in deep fat
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