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shoestring potatoes

Syllabification: shoe·string po·ta·toes

Definition of shoestring potatoes in English:

plural noun

North American
Potatoes cut into long thin strips and deep-fried.
Example sentences
  • I had the grilled steak baguette, with caramelised onions, horseradish mayonnaise and shoestring potatoes for €13.
  • Garnish with the shoestring potatoes and baby arugula.
  • I'm not saying fries should strive to be more like shoestring potatoes in a can, although I am willing to eat those, but a slender fry speaks to me.

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