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stir-fry

verb \ ˈstər-ˈfrī \

Definition of stir-fry

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

First Known Use of stir-fry

1955

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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stir-fry

noun \ ˈstər-ˌfrī \

Definition of stir-fry

: a dish of something stir-fried

First Known Use of stir-fry

1959

in the meaning defined above

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STIR-FRY Defined for English Language Learners

stir-fry

Definition of stir-fry for English Language Learners

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


stir-fry

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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