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fry1 British & World English

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

fry2 British & World English

Young fish, especially when newly hatched

Fry New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

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

Fry, Christopher British & World English

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

Fry, Elizabeth British & World English

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

Fry, Roger British & World 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 British & World English

A dish of various types of fried food

dry-fry British & World English

Fry (food) in a pan without fat or oil

pan-fry British & World English

Fry in a pan in shallow fat

deep-fry British & World English

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

flash-fry British & World English

Fry (food) briefly and at a very high temperature

lamb's fry British & World English

Lamb’s offal as food, in particular:

small fry British & World English

Insignificant people or things

stir-fry British & World English

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

have other fish to fry British & World English

Have other (or more important) matters to attend to

frying pan British & World English

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

French fries British & World English

Potatoes deep-fried in thin strips; chips

have other fish to fry in fish1 British & World English

Have other (or more important) matters to attend to

Roger Eliot Fry in Fry, Roger British & World 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 British & World English

(1907–2005), English dramatist; full name Christopher Harris Fry. He was 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 British & World English

Have other (or more important) matters to attend to