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.

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Origin of fryer

First recorded in 1850–55; fry1 + -er1

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fryer

friar, frier, fryer

Words nearby fryer

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British Dictionary definitions for fryer

fryer

frier

/ (ˈfraɪə) /

noun

a person or thing that fries
a young chicken suitable for frying
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