HyperDic: fry

English > 6 senses of the word Fry / fry:
VERBstativefrybe excessively hot
changefrycook on a hot surface using fat
socialfry, electrocutekill by electrocution, as in the electric chair
NOUNperson Fry, Roger Fry, Roger Eliot FryEnglish painter and art critic (1866-1934)
person Fry, Christopher FryEnglish dramatist noted for his comic verse dramas (born 1907)
person fry, child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, nestlinga young person of either sex
Fry / fry > pronunciation
Soundsfray'
Rhymescry ... wry: 14 rhymes with ray...
English > Fry: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningEnglish painter and art critic (1866-1934).
SynonymsRoger Fry, Roger Eliot Fry
Instance ofart criticA critic of paintings
painterAn artist who paints / paints
Member ofBloomsbury GroupAn inner circle of writers and artists and philosophers who lived in or around Bloomsbury early in the 20th century and were noted for their unconventional lifestyles
SpanishRoger Eliot Fry, Roger Fry
CatalanRoger Eliot Fry, Roger Fry
English > Fry: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish dramatist noted for his comic verse dramas (born 1907).
SynonymChristopher Fry
Instance ofdramatist, playwrightsomeone who writes plays
SpanishChristopher Fry
CatalanChristopher Fry
English > fry: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA young person of either sex.
Synonymschild, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, nestling
Partschild's bodyThe body of a human child
NarrowerbairnA child
busterA robust child
changelingA child secretly exchanged for another in infancy
child prodigy, infant prodigy, wonder childA prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age
foster-child, foster child, fosterlingA child who is raised by foster parents
imp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywagOne who is playfully mischievous
kiddy, kiddieA young child
orphanA child who has lost both parents
peanutA young child who is small for his age
pickaninny, piccaninny, picaninny(ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
poster childA child afflicted by some disease or deformity whose picture is used on posters to raise money for charitable purposes
preschooler, kindergartner, kindergartenerA child who attends a preschool or kindergarten
sillyA word used for misbehaving children
sprogA child
toddler, yearling, tot, bambinoA young child
urchinPoor and often mischievous city child
waif, street childA homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned
Broaderjuvenile, juvenile personA young person, not fully developed
Spanishalevín, chango, chaval, chico, chiqüelo, chiquillo, cría, criatura, crío, joven, jovenzuelo, menor de edad, menor, mozalbete, muchachuelo, nene, niño, pececillo, tike
Catalancriatura, jove, menor, nen, tike, xaval, xic
English > fry: 6 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe excessively hot.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderheat, hot up, heat upgain heat or get hot
Spanishfreírse, quemarse
English > fry: 6 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningcook on a hot surface using fat.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs fry the vegetables
Example"fry the pancakes"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Narrowerdeep-fat-fryfry in deep fat
french-fry, deep-frycook by immersing / immersing in fat
frizzlefry something until it curls and becomes crisp
griddlecook on a griddle
pan-fryfry in a pan
sautefry briefly over high heat
stir fryfry very quickly over high heat
BroadercookTransform and make suitable for consumption by heating
Spanishfreírse, freír
Catalanfregir-se, fregir
Nounsfryer, frierflesh of a medium-sized young chicken suitable for frying
fryingcooking in fat or oil in a pan or griddle
English > fry: 6 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningkill by electrocution, as in the electric chair.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to fry the prisoners
Synonymelectrocute
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishelectrocusión, electrocutar, freír
Catalanelectrocutar

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