Try Our Apps


Pore Over vs. Pour Over

hash browns

or hash-browns, hashbrowns

plural noun
crisp-fried potatoes made by dicing, chopping, or mashing boiled potatoes and browning them in hot fat or oil.
Also called hash-browned potatoes, hash-brown potatoes.
Origin of hash browns
1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for hash browns
Historical Examples
  • She forked up a mouthful of hash browns and chased them with coffee.

    Makers Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for hash browns

hash browns

plural noun
diced boiled potatoes mixed with chopped onion, shaped and fried until brown
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for hash browns

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for hash

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for hash browns