fridge

[frij]
noun Informal.

Origin:
1925–30; by shortening of refrigerator or Frigidaire

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fridge (frɪdʒ)
 
n
informal short for refrigerator

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fridge
shortened and altered form of refrigerator, 1926, perhaps infl. by Frigidaire (1919), a popular early brand name of the appliances.
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fridge definition

[frɪdʒ]
  1. n.
    a refrigerator. : Put this in the fridge so it won't spoil.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
Get creative with those holiday leftovers filling up the fridge.
Situated inside a record store, the quirky eatery has red vinyl booths and a
  hanging fridge door covered in stickers.
The whole thing went in a big metal bowl to catch drips, and then into the
  fridge.
Then, they went into the fridge to cold-soak overnight.
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