- drunk; inebriated.
- intoxicated from drugs; high.
- exhausted or incapacitated through intemperance; burned-out.
verb (used with object), fried, fry·ing.
verb (used without object), fried, fry·ing.
noun, plural fries.
Origin of fry1
Examples from the Web for fried
Contemporary Examples of fried
I remember them coming over all adorable with mac and cheese, collard greens, fried chicken.All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson
November 10, 2014
“Gardens can provide kids with disabilities a greater level of autonomy,” said Fried.Magical Gardens for the Blind, Deaf, and Disabled
October 22, 2014
His tuxedo was an inch too short and smelled of fried chips.Let Us Now Praise Famous Rednecks and Their Unjustly Unsung Kin
August 23, 2014
Where I served people looked forward to the Jamaican beef patties, fried chicken legs and hamburgers.Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison
June 21, 2014
The dogs have been fried in soybean oil until their exterior skin begins to develop a sensuous crunch.The Jersey Shore’s Biggest Weiners Are at Jimmy Buff’s
Jane & Michael Stern
June 15, 2014
Historical Examples of fried
I take it fried, about an inch thick, with plenty of ham fat.
The meat is fried, with only the exception of when accompanied by "turnip greens."
Flounders or other small fish may be fried in the same manner.
Small cakes of this meat should then be fried, and laid round it.
Cold potatoes may be fried in slices or quarters, or broiled on a gridiron.
verb fries, frying or fried
noun plural fries
Word Origin for fry
Word Origin for fry
mid-14c., past participle adjective from fry (v.).
late 13c., from Old French frire "to fry" (13c.), from Latin frigere "to roast or fry," from PIE *bher- (4) "to cook, bake" (cf. Sanskrit bhrjjati "roasts," bharjanah "roasting;" Persian birishtan "to roast;" Greek phrygein "to roast, bake").
Meaning "execute in the electric chair" is U.S. slang from 1929. To go out of the frying pan into the fire is first attested in Thomas More (1532). The related noun is from 1630s. Related: Fried; frying. Frying pan recorded from mid-14c.
"young fish," late 13c., from Anglo-French frei, from Old French frai "spawn," from froier "to rub, spawn (by rubbing abdomen on sand)." First applied to human offspring 14c. in Scottish, though OED and some other sources trace this usage to Old Norse frjo, fræ "seed, offspring."