Length
Letters or wildcard '*' please.
Letters please.
Letters please.

Definition fry

Etymology 1

From Middle English frien, borrowed from Old French frire, from Latin frīgō (“to roast, fry”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-. Cognate with Ancient Greek φρύγω (phrúgō, “I roast, bake”), Sanskrit भृज्ज् (bhṛjjati, “to roast, grill, fry”), भृग् (bhṛg, “the crackling of fire”)

Verb

fry (third-person singular simple present fries, present participle frying, simple past and past participle fried)

  1. A method of cooking food.
    1. (transitive) To cook (something) in hot fat.
    2. (intransitive) To cook in hot fat.
  2. To be affected by extreme heat or current.
    1. (intransitive, colloquial) To suffer because of too much heat.
    2. (intransitive, slang) To be executed by the electric chair.
    3. (transitive, informal) To destroy (something, usually electronic) with excessive heat, voltage, or current.
Noun

fry (plural fries)

  1. (usually in the plural, fries, chiefly Canada and US) A fried strip of potato.
  2. (Ireland, Britain) A meal of fried sausages, bacon, eggs, etc.
  3. (colloquial, archaic) A state of excitement.

Etymology 2

From Middle English fry (“seed, offspring”), from Old Norse frjó (“seed, semen”), from Proto-Germanic *fraiwą (“seed, semen, offspring”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)per-, *(s)prei- (“to strew, sow”). Cognate with Icelandic frjó (“pollen, seed”), Icelandic fræ (“seed”), Swedish frö (“seed, embryo, grain, germ”), Danish and Norwegian frø (“seed”), Gothic ????? (fraiw, “seed”).

Noun

fry (uncountable)

  1. (now chiefly Britain dialectal) Offspring; progeny; children; brood.
  2. Young fish; fishlings.
  3. (archaic) A swarm, especially of something small.
  4. (Britain dialectal) The spawn of frogs.

Etymology 3

Dialectal, of obscure origin.

Noun

fry (plural fries)

  1. A kind of sieve.
  2. A drain.


Results 500 Words with the letters FRY

There are more words: increase your search size (the gear button) or decrease the word length above.

Skip to
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
10 letter words with the letters FRY 
9 letter words with the letters FRY 
8 letter words with the letters FRY 
7 letter words with the letters FRY 
6 letter words with the letters FRY 
AERIFY 11
AFFRAY 14
ARGUFY 14
BARFLY 15
BELFRY 15
CRAFTY 14
DEFRAY 12
DRAFFY 15
DRAFTY 12
DRIFTY 12
FAIRLY 12
FAKERY 15
FERITY 11
FINERY 12
FIRMLY 15
FLAYER 12

You can also try words with the phrase FRY, words starting with the letters FRY, or words ending in the letters FRY.