home fries

plural noun

Definition of home fries 

: potatoes that have usually been parboiled, sliced, and then fried

called also home fried potatoes

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The menu consists of eggs, steak, pancakes, French toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, beans, and more. Courant Community, "Community News For The Putnam-Killingly Edition," 12 June 2018 The menu consists of eggs, steak, pancakes, French toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, beans, and more. Courant Community, "Community News For The Putnam-Killingly Edition," 12 June 2018 The menu consists of eggs, steak, pancakes, French toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, beans, and more. Courant Community, "Community News For The Putnam-Killingly Edition," 12 June 2018 The menu consists of eggs, steak, pancakes, French toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, beans, and more. Courant Community, "Community News For The Putnam-Killingly Edition," 12 June 2018 What to try: The classics include the Baby Ray (three pieces of chicken smothered with gravy and onions and two waffles); and the Momma White's (one piece of chicken prepared Southern style with grits, two eggs, home fries and toast). Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "It's National Fried Chicken Day! Phoenix restaurants for best fried chicken," 6 July 2018 The menu consists of eggs, steak, pancakes, French toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, beans, and more. Courant Community, "Community News For The Putnam-Killingly Edition," 12 June 2018 The menu consists of eggs, steak, pancakes, French toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, beans, and more. Courant Community, "Community News For The Putnam-Killingly Edition," 12 June 2018 The menu consists of eggs, steak, pancakes, French toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, beans, and more. Courant Community, "Community News For The Putnam-Killingly Edition," 12 June 2018

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1951, in the meaning defined above

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home fries

noun

English Language Learners Definition of home fries

: potatoes that have been cut into small pieces and fried

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