home fries


plural noun

sliced, boiled potatoes, fried in butter or shortening.

Nearby words

  1. home ec,
  2. home economics,
  3. home entertainment,
  4. home farm,
  5. home free,
  6. home front,
  7. home ground,
  8. home guard,
  9. home health aide,
  10. home help

Origin of home fries

First recorded in 1950–55

Also called home fried potatoes, cottage fried potatoes, country fries.

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