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It Has 3 letters ( f r y )         0 vowels ( )         3 consonants ( f r y )         Word on the contrary yrf

Which the Definition/Meaning of fry in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: frī, IPA(key): /fɹaɪ/ * Rhymes: -aɪ

  • enPR: frī, IPA(key): /fɹaɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

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

From Middle English _frien_, from Old French _frire_, from Latin _frīgere_ (“to roast, fry”), from Proto-Indo-European _*bʰer-_. Cognate with Ancient Greek _φρύγω_ (phrúgō, “I roast, bake”), Sanskrit _भृज्ज्_ (bhṛjjati, “to roast, grill, fry”), _भृग्_ (bhṛg, “the crackling of fire”) VERB FRY (_third-person singular simple present_ FRIES, _present participle_ FRYING, _simple past and past participle_ FRIED) * (transitive) To cook (something) in hot fat. * (intransitive) To cook in hot fat. * (intransitive, colloquial) To suffer because of too much heat. _You'll fry if you go out in this sun with no sunblock on._ * (intransitive, informal) To be executed by the electric chair. _He's guilty of murder — he's going to fry._ * (transitive, informal) To destroy (something, usually electronic) with excessive heat, voltage, or current. _If you apply that much voltage, you'll fry the resistor._ SYNONYMS * See also Wikisaurus:cook DERIVED TERMS * fried * frying * have other fish to fry TRANSLATIONS NOUN FRY (_plural_ FRIES) * (_usually in plural_ FRIES) (_mainly Canada and US_) A fried potato. * (Ireland, UK) A meal of fried sausages, bacon, eggs, etc. * (colloquial, archaic) A state of excitement. _to be in a FRY_ SYNONYMS * (_fried potato_): chip (_Australia, New Zealand, UK_), fried potato * (_meal of fried sausages, bacon, etc_): fry-up TRANSLATIONS

From Middle English frien, from Old French frire, from Latin frīgere (to roast, fry), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-. Cognate with Ancient Greek φρύγω (phrúgō, I roast, bake), Sanskrit भृज्ज् (bhṛjjati, to roast, grill, fry), भृग् (bhṛg, the crackling of fire)

Verb

fry (third-person singular simple present fries, present participle frying, simple past and past participle fried)

  1. (transitive) To cook (something) in hot fat.
  2. (intransitive) To cook in hot fat.
  3. (intransitive, colloquial) To suffer because of too much heat.
    You'll fry if you go out in this sun with no sunblock on.
  4. (intransitive, informal) To be executed by the electric chair.
    He's guilty of murder — he's going to fry.
  5. (transitive, informal) To destroy (something, usually electronic) with excessive heat, voltage, or current.
    If you apply that much voltage, you'll fry the resistor.
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fry (plural fries)

  1. (usually in plural fries) (mainly Canada and US) A fried potato.
  2. (Ireland, UK) A meal of fried sausages, bacon, eggs, etc.
  3. (colloquial, archaic) A state of excitement.
    to be in a fry
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Which the Definition/Meaning of fry in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Middle English _fry_ (“seed, offspring”), from Old Norse _frjó_ (“seed, semen”), from Proto-Germanic _*fraiwą_ (“seed, semen, offspring”), from Proto-Indo-European _*(s)per-_, _*(s)prei-_ (“to strew, sow”). Cognate with Icelandic _frjó_ (“pollen, seed”), Icelandic _fræ_ (“seed”), Swedish _frö_ (“seed, embryo, grain, germ”), Danish _frø_ (“seed”), Gothic [script needed] (fraiw, “seed”). NOUN FRY (_plural_ FRIES) * (Now chiefly UK dialectal) Offspring; progeny; children; brood. * Young fish; fishlings. * 1644, John Milton, _Aeropagitica_: it is not possible for man to sever the wheat from the tares, the good fish from the other FRIE; that must be the Angels Ministery at the end of mortall things. * (archaic) A swarm, especially of something small (_a fry of children_). * (UK dialectal) The spawn of frogs. TRANSLATIONS DERIVED TERMS * small fry

From Middle English fry (seed, offspring), from Old Norse frjó (seed, semen), from Proto-Germanic *fraiwą (seed, semen, offspring), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)per-, *(s)prei- (to strew, sow). Cognate with Icelandic frjó (pollen, seed), Icelandic fræ (seed), Swedish frö (seed, embryo, grain, germ), Danish frø (seed), Gothic [script needed] (fraiw, seed).

Noun

fry (plural fries)

  1. (Now chiefly UK dialectal) Offspring; progeny; children; brood.
  2. Young fish; fishlings.
  3. (archaic) A swarm, especially of something small (a fry of children).
  4. (UK dialectal) The spawn of frogs.
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