French-fry

or french-fry

[ french-frahy ]
/ ˈfrɛntʃˌfraɪ /

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

to fry in deep fat: to French-fry onion rings.

Origin of French-fry

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30

Definition for french-fry (2 of 2)

French fries

plural noun

thin strips of potato that have been deep-fried.

Origin of French fries

First recorded in 1915–20
Also called French-fried potatoes.
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