- to dip (meat, vegetables, etc.) in batter and fry, usually in deep fat: chicken-fried steak.
- food or a meal prepared in this way: He claims to do the best chicken-fry in Texas.
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Word Origin for chicken-fried
sense 2 from chicken-fried steak, a popular dish of the Southern US
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