fry·​er ˈfrī(-ə)r How to pronounce fryer (audio)
variants or less commonly frier
: something intended for or used in frying: such as
: a young chicken
: a deep utensil for frying foods

Examples of fryer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fresh from the fryer, the cake is filled with mouthwatering Belgian chocolate, resulting in a satisfying volcanic eruption of flavors. Brayden Garcia, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 27 June 2024 Massive pots of purple borscht are simmering, sizzling potato pancakes come fresh out of the fryer. Rob Ledonne, Vogue, 21 June 2024 Michelle gets her chicken nugget in the fryer very late; Danny is struggling to cut his lamb chops; Manny is doing aguachile, because WHY. Roxana Hadadi, Vulture, 22 May 2024 The Beyond Oil Product integrates into the existing filtration systems of both commercial and industrial fryers. Miami Herald, 6 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for fryer 

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Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fryer was in 1851

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“Fryer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition


variants also frier
: something (as a young chicken) suitable for frying
: a deep utensil for frying foods

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