British
: a dish or meal of fried food

Examples of fry-up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My nephew had made his fry-up breakfast and, being well brought up, had cleaned the cooker top and turned everything off. Miranda Crowell, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 Dec. 2023 The average cost of ingredients to make a traditional fry-up jumped by more than 22 percent from a year earlier in January. BostonGlobe.com, 16 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fry-up was in 1967

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“Fry-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fry-up. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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