a thin slice of potato fried until crisp and usually salted.
Origin of potato chip
First recorded in 1835–45
Also called Saratoga chip.
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British Dictionary definitions for potato chip
(usually plural) another name for chip (def. 4)
(usually plural) US and Canadian a very thin slice of potato fried and eaten cold as a snackAlso called (in eg Britain): crisp
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