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 The top 10 list included sausage, toast, pancakes, bacon, cereal, fresh fruit, oatmeal, home fries, and doughnuts. Carol Flynn, chicagotribune.com, 27 Sep. 2021 Just plug it into a spare outlet to fully warm up your lunch (or your scrambled eggs and home fries, as one reviewer raves) in no time. Hannah Cole, USA TODAY, 1 Apr. 2021 Potatoes are a must, of course, ideally in the form of crispy home fries. Saveur Editors, Saveur, 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, 5 May 2020 Eggs Benedict: English muffin, Canadian bacon, poached eggs, hollandaise, and home fries, $12. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, 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, 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, 2 Apr. 2020 Fish dinner with two pieces of fish, home fries or tater tots, coleslaw, dessert and coffee: $12. cleveland, 6 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of home fries

1951, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of home fries was in 1951

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5 Oct 2021

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“Home fries.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20fries. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of home fries

: potatoes that have been cut into small pieces and fried


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