fry·​er | \ ˈfrī(-ə)r How to pronounce fryer (audio) \
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Definition of fryer

: something intended for or used in frying: such as
a : a young chicken
b : a deep utensil for frying foods

Examples of fryer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Creamy potatoes, crispy bacon, and a hint of fresh thyme makes a stellar side in the air fryer in under 30 minutes. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Bacon-Roasted Potatoes," 30 Sep. 2020 Boasts an affordable price tag for a good basic fryer. Jennifer Blair,, "The best electric deep fryer of 2020," 25 Sep. 2020 This fryer uses dishwasher-safe components and includes a magnetic breakaway cord to prevent any unfortunate tripping mishaps. Popular Science, "The best fryers for moist and delectable turkey," 15 Sep. 2020 Wash the air fryer's removable parts in warm, soapy water. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, "How to Clean Your Air Fryer to Remove Baked-On Food and Grease," 8 Sep. 2020 If that sounds like you, this Cosori air fryer should be on your radar. Banu Ibrahim, CNN Underscored, "9 top-rated air fryers that can make your meals even more delicious," 20 Aug. 2020 Other than by writing an air fryer review to tell you to go buy yours right now, of course. Erin Parker, Glamour, "This Amazon Air Fryer Is the Light of My Quarantine Life," 22 Sep. 2020 Pull them from the fryer and the oil almost seems to evaporate from the homemade dough. Amy Drew Thompson,, "Every day is fry day at Pastelitos Chips in Kissimmee," 17 Sep. 2020 Heat the oil to 350 F. Form batter into balls a bit larger than a golf ball, drop in fryer and cook for about 6 minutes, or until done in the middle. Dallas News, "Chef recipe: Hushpuppies with Cajun Remoulade by Graham Dodds," 9 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of fryer

1851, in the meaning defined above

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14 Oct 2020

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“Fryer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of fryer

: a deep pan for frying foods
chiefly US : a young chicken that is suitable for frying

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