[ pan-frahy, -frahy ]
/ ˈpænˈfraɪ, -ˌfraɪ /
verb (used with object), pan-fried, pan-fry·ing.
to fry in a small amount of fat, as in a skillet or shallow pan; sauté.
What’s Vocal Fry Really All About?As wonderful as it is that the mass media is paying attention to phonetics, much of what is said about vocal fry is not, strictly speaking, true. This particular quality of speech has been around since humans could produce language. It's not damaging to your vocal cords, and it's used by everyone—men and women alike.
Definition for pan-fry (2 of 2)
[ pan-frahyd, -frahyd ]
/ ˈpænˌfraɪd, -ˈfraɪd /
Chiefly Northeastern U.S. home fries.
Also called pan fries.
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