frier

[ frahy-er ]
/ ˈfraɪ ər /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. friends, religious society of,
  2. friends, romans, countrymen, lend me your ears,
  3. friendsgiving,
  4. friendship,
  5. friendswood,
  6. fries,
  7. friese-greene,
  8. friesian,
  9. friesland,
  10. frieze

Can be confusedfriar frier fryer

fryer

or fri·er

[ frahy-er ]
/ ˈfraɪ ər /

noun

a person or thing that fries.
something, as a young chicken, to be cooked by frying.

Origin of fryer

First recorded in 1850–55; fry1 + -er1

Can be confusedfriar frier fryer

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British Dictionary definitions for frier

frier

/ (ˈfraɪə) /

noun

a variant spelling of fryer

fryer

frier

/ (ˈfraɪə) /

noun

a person or thing that fries
a young chicken suitable for frying
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Word Origin and History for frier

fryer

n.

also frier, 1851 of fish for frying, 1923 of chickens; from fry (v.).

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