Meaning of fry


Pronunciation: (frī), [key]
— v., n., pl. fried, fry•ing, fries.
  1. to cook in a pan or on a griddle over direct heat, usually in fat or oil.
  2. to execute by electrocution in an electric chair.
  1. to undergo cooking in fat or oil.
  2. to die by electrocution in an electric chair.
  1. a dish of something fried.
  2. a piece of french-fried potato.
  3. a party or gathering at which the chief food is fried, frequently outdoors: a fish fry.


Pronunciation: (frī), [key]
— pl. fry.
  1. the young of fish.
  2. the young of various other animals, as frogs.
  3. people; individuals, esp. children: games that are fun for the small fry.


Pronunciation: (frī), [key]
  1. born 1907, English playwright.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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