fried

[frahyd]
adjective
1.
cooked in a pan or on a griddle over direct heat, usually in fat or oil.
2.
Slang.
a.
drunk; inebriated.
b.
intoxicated from drugs; high.
c.
exhausted or incapacitated through intemperance; burned-out.
verb
3.
simple past tense and past participle of fry1.

unfried, adjective
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Fried

[freed; German freet]
noun
Alfred Hermann [al-frid hur-muhn; German ahl-freyt her-mahn] , 1864–1921, Austrian writer and journalist: Nobel peace Prize 1911.

fry

1 [frahy] ,
verb (used with object), fried, frying.
1.
to cook in a pan or on a griddle over direct heat, usually in fat or oil.
2.
Slang. to execute by electrocution in an electric chair.
verb (used without object), fried, frying.
3.
to undergo cooking in fat or oil.
4.
Slang. to die by electrocution in an electric chair.
noun, plural fries.
5.
a dish of something fried.
6.
a piece of french-fried potato.
7.
a party or gathering at which the chief food is fried, frequently outdoors: a fish fry.

Origin:
1250–1300; 1925–30 for def 2; Middle English frien < Anglo-French, Old French frire < Latin frīgere to fry

fryable, adjective

friable, fryable.
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fried (fraɪd)
 
vb
the past tense and past participle of fry

fry1 (fraɪ)
 
vb (when tr, sometimes foll by up) , fries, frying, fried
1.  to cook or be cooked in fat, oil, etc, usually over direct heat
2.  informal (intr) to be excessively hot
3.  slang chiefly (US) to kill or be killed by electrocution, esp in the electric chair
 
n , fries, frying, fried, fries
4.  a dish of something fried, esp the offal of a specified animal: pig's fry
5.  (US), (Canadian) a social occasion, often outdoors, at which the chief food is fried
6.  informal (Brit) the act of preparing a mixed fried dish or the dish itself
 
[C13: from Old French frire, from Latin frīgere to roast, fry]

fry2 (fraɪ)
 
pl n
1.  the young of various species of fish
2.  the young of certain other animals, such as frogs
3.  See also small fry young children
 
[C14 (in the sense: young, offspring): perhaps via Norman French from Old French freier to spawn, rub, from Latin fricāre to rub]

Fry (fraɪ)
 
n
1.  Christopher. 1907--2005, English dramatist; author of the verse dramas A Phoenix Too Frequent (1946), The Lady's Not For Burning (1948), and Venus Observed (1950)
2.  Elizabeth. 1780--1845, English prison reformer and Quaker
3.  Roger Eliot. 1866--1934, English art critic and painter who helped to introduce the postimpressionists to Britain. His books include Vision and Design (1920) and Cézanne (1927)
4.  Stephen (John). born 1957, British writer, actor, and comedian; his novels include The Liar (1991) and The Stars' Tennis Balls (2000)

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fry
late 13c., from O.Fr. frire, from L. frigere "to roast or fry," from PIE *bhreu- (cf. Skt. bhrjjati "roasts, bharjanah "roasting;" Pers. birishtan "to roast;" Gk. phrygein "to roast, bake"). Meaning "execute in the electric chair" is U.S. slang from 1929. To go out of the frying pan into the fire is
first attested in Thomas More (1532). Related: Fried; frying.

fry
"young fish," 1293, from Anglo-Fr. frei, from O.Fr. frai "spawn," from froier "to rub, spawn (by rubbing abdomen on sand)." First applied to human offspring 14c. in Scot., though OED traces this usage to O.N. frjo, fræ "seed, offspring."
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fried definition


  1. mod.
    alcohol or drug intoxicated. (See also brain-burned; crisp; southern-fried.) : How the hell did you get so fried?
  2. mod.
    sunburned. : Man, is that babe fried!
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fry definition


  1. in.
    to die in the electric chair. (Underworld.) : The DA is determined that you will fry.
  2. tv.
    to execute someone in the electric chair. (Underworld.) : They're gonna fry you for this.
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fried definition


1. Non-working due to hardware failure; burnt out. Especially used of hardware brought down by a "power glitch" (see glitch), drop-outs, a short, or some other electrical event. (Sometimes this literally happens to electronic circuits! In particular, resistors can burn out and transformers can melt down, emitting noxious smoke - see friode, SED and LER. However, this term is also used metaphorically.) Compare frotzed.
2. Of people, exhausted. Said particularly of those who continue to work in such a state. Often used as an explanation or excuse. "Yeah, I know that fix destroyed the file system, but I was fried when I put it in." Especially common in conjunction with "brain": "My brain is fried today, I'm very short on sleep."
[Jargon File]
(1996-04-28)

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