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fryer Syllabification: fry·er
Pronunciation: /ˈfrī(ə)r/
(also frier)

Definition of fryer in English:


1A large, deep container for frying food.
Example sentences
  • There is also a number of integrated Miele appliances, including a gas and electric hob, deep fat fryer, oven, microwave and fridge-freezer.
  • Included in the sale are a built-in hob, oven and deep fat fryer along with a washing machine and dishwasher.
  • Come closer, and note the absence of any conventional stovetops, closed ovens, deep fryers, or steam table.
2North American A small young chicken suitable for frying.
Example sentences
  • Of course, young chickens (also called broilers and fryers; under 6 lb. and about seven weeks old) can be roasted.
  • When I shop for chicken, I don't buy anything other than whole fryers because I know how marked up the parts are.
  • Into the locker went butchered chickens - you butchered them when they had become fryers, though some were permitted to reach the roaster or stewing stage.

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