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It Has 6 letters ( f r i d g e )         2 vowels ( i e )         4 consonants ( f r d g )         Word on the contrary egdirf

Which the Definition/Meaning of fridge in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

Probably imitatory; compare _frig_. VERB FRIDGE (_third-person singular simple present_ FRIDGES, _present participle_ FRIDGING, _simple past and past participle_ FRIDGED) * (archaic) To rub, chafe. * 1761: You might have rumpled and crumpled, and doubled and creased, and fretted and FRIDGED the outsides of them all to pieces — Laurence Sterne, _The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman_, vol. III (Penguin 2003, p. 145) SEE ALSO * frig

Probably imitatory; compare frig.

Verb

fridge (third-person singular simple present fridges, present participle fridging, simple past and past participle fridged)

  1. (archaic) To rub, chafe.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of fridge in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /frɪd͡ʒ/ * Rhymes: -ɪdʒ

  • IPA(key): /frɪd͡ʒ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪdʒ

Which the Definition/Meaning of fridge in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Abbreviation of refrigerator. The fandom verb sense was coined by Gail Simone, who criticized a plot point in _Green Lantern_ #54, in which Kyle Rayner, the Green Lantern, comes home to discover that a villain has murdered his girlfriend and left her body for him to find in the refrigerator. ALTERNATIVE FORMS * 'fridge NOUN FRIDGE (_plural_ FRIDGES) * A refrigerator. TRANSLATIONS RELATED TERMS * fridge-freezer * fridge magnet VERB FRIDGE (_third-person singular simple present_ FRIDGES, _present participle_ FRIDGING, _simple past and past participle_ FRIDGED) * To place inside of a refrigerator. * 2007, Lucy Diamond, _Any Way You Want Me_, Pan (2007), ISBN 9780330446433, page 201: I had turned up with a bottle, which the hostess, Celia, had duly FRIDGED, but everyone else had opted for camomile tea, making me feel like the biggest lush in south London. * 2013, Jeffrey Deaver, _The October List_, Grand Central Publishing (2013), ISBN 9781455576661, unnumbered page: He munched and sipped, wished the soda was cold. Should have FRIDGED it. * 2013, James Morton, _Brilliant Bread_, Ebury Press (2013), ISBN 9780091955601, page 134: If you don't have two stones, bake it in two different batches, FRIDGING your remaining doughs whilst you wait. * (fandom slang) To gratuitously kill, disempower, or otherwise remove a female character from a narrative, often strictly to hurt a male character and provide him with a personal motivation for fighting the antagonist(s). * 2013, Siobhan Whitebread, "Welcome to the Punch: A little less conversation", _Spark*_ (University of Reading), Volume 63, Issue 1, 26 April 2013, page 15: The backing cast are also all excellent, as expected considering the calibre of actors attached to the film – Andrea Riseborough is a very good example, playing a fascinating cop who really didn't deserve to be 'FRIDGED' (meaning: removed from the action so that the men can do their manly things). * 2014, Tim Hanley, _Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World's Most Famous Heroine_, Chicago Review Press (2014), ISBN 9781613749098, page 240: In terms of villains, familiar characters haven't been FRIDGED but they've been rather sexualized. REFERENCES * ^ Tim Hanley, _Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World's Most Famous Heroine_, Chicago Review Press (2014), ISBN 9781613749098, pages 238-239

Abbreviation of refrigerator. The fandom verb sense was coined by Gail Simone, who criticized a plot point in Green Lantern #54, in which Kyle Rayner, the Green Lantern, comes home to discover that a villain has murdered his girlfriend and left her body for him to find in the refrigerator.

Alternative forms

  • 'fridge

Noun

fridge (plural fridges)

  1. A refrigerator.
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Verb

fridge (third-person singular simple present fridges, present participle fridging, simple past and past participle fridged)

  1. To place inside of a refrigerator.
  2. (fandom slang) To gratuitously kill, disempower, or otherwise remove a female character from a narrative, often strictly to hurt a male character and provide him with a personal motivation for fighting the antagonist(s).
References
  1. ^ Tim Hanley, Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World's Most Famous Heroine, Chicago Review Press (2014), ISBN 9781613749098, pages 238-239


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