verb (used with object), deep-fried, deep-fry·ing.

to fry in a quantity of fat sufficient to cover the food being cooked.

Origin of deep-fry

First recorded in 1930–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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verb -fries, -frying or -fried

to cook (fish, potatoes, etc) in sufficient hot fat to cover the food entirely
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