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fridge

[frij] /frɪdʒ/
noun, Informal.
1.
Origin of fridge
1925-1930
1925-30; by shortening of refrigerator or Frigidaire
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  • “In the fridge,” Lester said, pointing to a set of nested clay pot evaporative coolers.

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British Dictionary definitions for fridge

fridge

/frɪdʒ/
noun
1.
(informal) short for refrigerator
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Word Origin and History for fridge
n.

shortened and altered form of refrigerator, 1926, perhaps influenced by Frigidaire (1919), a popular early brand name of the appliances. Frigerator as a colloquial shortening is attested by 1886.

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Slang definitions & phrases for fridge

fridge

noun

A refrigerator

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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