fryfry1 /fraɪ/ ●●●S2W3 verb (fried, frying, fries) 🔊 🔊 1[intransitive, transitive]DFC to cook something in hotfat or oil, or to be cooked in hot fat or oil 🔊 Fry the potatoes, covered, for about 20 minutes. 🔊 I could smell onions frying. →deep fry, stir-fry1► see thesaurus at cook2[intransitive, transitive] American English informalDIE to kill someone in an electricchair, or to be killed in an electric chair, as a punishmentGrammarFry belongs to a group of verbs where the same noun can be the subject of the verb or its object. • You can say: I’m frying some fish. In this sentence, ‘some fish’ is the object of fry.• You can say: Some fish is frying. In this sentence, ‘some fish’ is the subject of fry.→ See Verb table
fry• My Guppies keep getting pregnant but I have never seen any fry.• If you do, you simply make the burnfry.• Now came the scrape of metal as Mrs Arkaday shook the sputteringfrypan back and forth over the burner.• She likes curry and chips, but Ralph's stir fry is probably better.• A couple of weeks later I noticed 15-20 free-swimming fry.• It is now possible for the consumer to purchase omelet mixturesready for the fry pan.• The fry made the water seethe.