Origin of fritter1
OTHER WORDS FROM fritterfrit·ter·er, nounun·frit·tered, adjective
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How to use fritter in a sentence
Try the pumpkin fritters at Farnsworth House in Gettysburg as you count the more than 100 bullet holes that riddle the Civil War–period building.
The Spring Pea Fritter came with a smooth hummus-like dipping sauce for the melt-in-your mouth fritters.
Fry until the bottom of each fritter is golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes.
Repeat, flattening each to an even thickness, until the skillet is full, with about an inch between the fritters.
Fry on hot greased griddle, taking one spoonful batter for each fritter, or fry in deep hot fat.
Stir into plain fritter batter, and drop by spoonfuls into deep hot fat, turning gently until brown.
They fear the worst, dread failure, dampen their own confidence, and therefore fritter away their own energy.Health Through Will Power|James J. Walsh
Louise and Winona had become so excited about their dinner by this time that a mere fritter-sauce was nothing.Winona of the Camp Fire|Margaret Widdemer
I repeat that you fritter away your talents and your opportunities upon this miserable task-work on a journal.Lucretia, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton