frying pan

noun

Definition of frying pan

  1. :  a metal pan with a handle that is used for frying foods —called also fry pan

out of the frying pan into the fire

  1. :  clear of one difficulty only to fall into a greater one

14th Century

First Known Use of frying pan

14th century


FRYING PAN Defined for English Language Learners

frying pan

noun

Definition of frying pan for English Language Learners

  • : a metal pan that has a long handle and is used for frying



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