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fry1 US English

Cook (food) in hot fat or oil, typically in a shallow pan

fry2 US English

Young fish, especially when newly hatched

fry US Thesaurus

fry the onions in the skillet

Fry New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Christopher (Harris) (1907–2005), English dramatist

Fry, Christopher US English

(1907–2005), English playwright; full name Christopher Harris Fry. He is known chiefly for his comic verse dramas, especially The Lady’s Not for Burning (1948) and Venus Observed (1950)

Fry, Elizabeth US English

(1780–1845), English Quaker prison reformer, a leading figure in the early 19th-century campaign for penal reform

Fry, Roger US English

(1866–1934), English art critic and painter; full name Roger Eliot Fry. He argued for an aesthetics of pure form, regarding content as incidental

fry-up US English

A dish of various types of fried food

dry-fry US English

Fry (food) in a pan without fat or oil

pan-fry US English

Fry in a pan in a small amount of fat

deep-fry US English

Fry (food) in an amount of fat or oil sufficient to cover it completely

flash-fry US English

Fry (food) briefly and at a very high temperature

lamb's fry US English

Lamb’s offal as food, in particular:

small fry US English

Young fish, animals, or children

stir-fry US English

Fry (meat, fish, or vegetables) rapidly over a high heat while stirring briskly

have other fish to fry US English

Have other (or more important) matters to attend to

frying pan US English

A shallow pan with a long handle, used for cooking food in hot fat or oil

French fries US English

Potatoes cut into strips and deep-fried

have other fish to fry in fish1 US English

Have other (or more important) matters to attend to

Roger Eliot Fry in Fry, Roger US English

(1866–1934), English art critic and painter; full name Roger Eliot Fry. He argued for an aesthetics of pure form, regarding content as incidental

Christopher Harris Fry in Fry, Christopher US English

(1907–2005), English playwright; full name Christopher Harris Fry. He is known chiefly for his comic verse dramas, especially The Lady’s Not for Burning (1948) and Venus Observed (1950)

have other or bigger fish to fry in fish1 US English

Have other (or more important) matters to attend to