[ 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)
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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