Definition of pommes frites in English:

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pommes frites

Pronunciation: /ˌpəm ˈfrēt/

plural noun

(Especially in recipes or on menus) French fries.
Example sentences
  • Others stare blankly into the distance with the composure of condemned men contemplating their last plate of pommes frites and steak au poivre.
  • Sated with soup and wine and pommes frites, and champagne to boot, the company turns nasty.
  • It's as if they think the pork loin medallions in the port wine and currant reduction are better without the currants and are better served with pommes frites than they are served over wild rice like the menu says.


French, from pommes de terre frites, literally 'fried potatoes'.

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Syllabification: pommes frites

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