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stir–fry

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verb \-ˈfrī\

Definition of stir–fry

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to fry quickly over high heat in a lightly oiled pan (as a wok) while stirring continuously

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to prepare food by stir-frying it

1955

First Known Use of stir–fry

1955


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stir–fry

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noun \-ˌfrī\

Definition of stir–fry

  1. :  a dish of something stir-fried

1959

First Known Use of stir–fry

1959


STIR–FRY Defined for English Language Learners

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stir–fry

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verb \-ˈfrī\

Definition of stir–fry for English Language Learners

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


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stir–fry

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noun \-ˌfrī\

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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