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stir-fry

verb \ -ˈfrī \

Definition of stir-fry

transitive verb
: to fry quickly over high heat in a lightly oiled pan (such as a wok) while stirring continuously
intransitive verb
: to prepare food by stir-frying it

First Known Use of stir-fry

1955


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stir-fry

noun \ -ˌfrī \

Definition of stir-fry

: a dish of something stir-fried

First Known Use of stir-fry

1959


STIR-FRY Defined for English Language Learners

stir-fry

verb

Definition of stir-fry for English Language Learners

  • : to fry (something) quickly over high heat while stirring it constantly


stir-fry

noun

Definition of stir-fry for English Language Learners

  • : a dish made of foods (such as meat or vegetables) that are fried quickly over high heat while being stirred constantly



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