home fries

plural noun
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018

Definition of home fries

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

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First Known Use of home fries

1951

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Definition of home fries for English Language Learners

  • : potatoes that have been cut into small pieces and fried


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