verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of fritter1
OTHER WORDS FROM fritterfrit·ter·er, nounun·frit·tered, adjective
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Definition for fritter (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for fritter
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