home fries

plural noun

Definition of home fries

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

called also home fried potatoes

Examples of home fries in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Potatoes are a must, of course, ideally in the form of crispy home fries. Saveur Editors, Saveur, "Our 22 Best Southern Breakfast Recipes," 15 June 2020 Chompie’s Choose from brunch that serves 4 or 8 ($59.99, $109.99) and includes scrambled eggs, bacon, ham steak slices, home fries, bagels and cream cheese, fruit salad and muffin loaf. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Mother's Day: Here are 31 restaurants for takeout brunch and dinner in metro Phoenix," 5 May 2020 Eggs Benedict: English muffin, Canadian bacon, poached eggs, hollandaise, and home fries, $12. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, "Planning Mother's Day brunch? Here are 25 restaurants with takeout deals near Indianapolis," 29 Apr. 2020 Easter dinner options will be offered April 11-12 and feature a brunch that serves 4 ($59.99) or 8 ($109.99) and includes scrambled eggs, bacon slices, ham steak slices, home fries, bagels, cream cheese, fruit salad and a muffin loaf. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "20 metro Phoenix restaurants offering Easter dinner and brunch for take out," 8 Apr. 2020 More than a dozen people — an older man in smart ankle-high walking shoes, a woman in layers of billowing skirts — stood behind him, waiting for hot pancakes, home fries and eggs. Washington Post, "24 hours inside the lives upended by coronavirus in the nation’s capital," 2 Apr. 2020 Fish dinner with two pieces of fish, home fries or tater tots, coleslaw, dessert and coffee: $12. cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 The breakfast also includes French toast, pancakes, biscuits, home fries, sausage and chipped beef gravies. Sharina Taveras Lopez, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "South Carroll: Integrace Fairhaven hosting Treasure Shop; bestselling romance authors coming to town," 11 Sep. 2019 Look for buttermilk and blueberry pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, chipped beef gravy and biscuits, home fries, fruit, and beverages inside Jubilee Hall at the rear of the church. Lois Szymanski, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Central Carroll: Westminster church hosting Apple Festival and Car Show; walk aims to fight hunger; Peace Day," 9 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of home fries

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Home fries.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20fries. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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home fries

noun

English Language Learners Definition of home fries

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

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