potato chip

  1. a thin slice of potato fried until crisp and usually salted.

Origin of potato chip

First recorded in 1835–45

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British Dictionary definitions for potato chip

potato chip

  1. (usually plural) another name for chip (def. 4)

  2. (usually plural) US and Canadian a very thin slice of potato fried and eaten cold as a snack: Also called (in eg Britain): crisp

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