[ verb ] be excessively hot
"If the children stay out on the beach for another hour, they'll be fried"
Used in print(T. C. McClary, "The Flooded Desert," Argosy,...)
`` I might have starved , but at_least I would n't be fried to a crisp and soaked with dirt '' !
[ verb ] (food) cook on a hot surface using fat
"fry the pancakes"
Used in print(Idwal Jones, "Santa Cruz Run"...)
Fry in butter a small minced onion , rub with a tablespoonful of flour , add half a cup of cream , six beaten eggs , pepper , celery_salt , a teaspoonful of minced chives , a dash of cayenne , and a pinch of nutmeg .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 870
[ noun ] a young person of either sex (between birth and puberty)
"she writes books for children" "they're just kids" "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"