re·​fry (ˌ)rē-ˈfrī How to pronounce refry (audio)
refried (ˌ)rē-ˈfrīd How to pronounce refry (audio) ; refrying

transitive verb

: to fry (something) again : to cook (something) again in fat or oil
mashed and refried the beans

Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of refry was in 1860

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“Refry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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