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fried

[ frahyd ]
/ fraɪd /
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adjective

cooked in a pan or on a griddle over direct heat, usually in fat or oil.
Slang.
  1. drunk; inebriated.
  2. intoxicated from drugs; high.
  3. exhausted or incapacitated through intemperance; burned-out.

verb

simple past tense and past participle of fry1.

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OTHER WORDS FROM fried

un·fried, adjective

Definition for fried (2 of 2)

Fried
[ freed; German freet ]
/ frid; German frit /

noun

Al·fred Her·mann [al-frid -hur-muhn; German ahl-freyt -her-mahn], /ˈæl frɪd ˈhɜr mən; German ˈɑl freɪt ˈhɛr mɑn/, 1864–1921, Austrian writer and journalist: Nobel Peace Prize 1911.
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British Dictionary definitions for fried

fried
/ (fraɪd) /

verb

the past tense and past participle of fry 1
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