[ chik-uhn-frahy ]

verb (used with object),chick·en-fried, chick·en-fry·ing.
  1. to dip (meat, vegetables, etc.) in batter and fry, usually in deep fat: chicken-fried steak.

  1. food or a meal prepared in this way: He claims to do the best chicken-fry in Texas.

Origin of chicken-fry

First recorded in 1895–1900, for an earlier sense

Words Nearby chicken-fry Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024