fish fry

fish fry
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fish frahy]
    • /fɪʃ fraɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fish frahy]
    • /fɪʃ fraɪ/

Definitions of fish fry words

  • noun fish fry a picnic or other gathering at which fish are fried and eaten. 1
  • abbreviation FISH FRY fried fish. 1
  • noun fish fry event: fried fish is served 1
  • noun fish fry a meal that includes battered, fried fish, chips 0
  • noun fish fry a picnic or cookout where fried fish is prepared and eaten 0
  • noun fish fry (US) A meal, especially a cookout, featuring deep-fried, battered fish. 0

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Origin of fish fry

First appearance:

before 1815
One of the 39% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1815-25

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Parts of speech for Fish fry


fish fry popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fish fry usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fish fry

noun fish fry

  • barbecue — A barbecue is a piece of equipment which you use for cooking on in the open air.
  • outing — a means of escape or excuse, as from a place, punishment, retribution, responsibility, etc.: He always left himself an out.
  • cookout — A cookout is the same as a barbecue.
  • clambake — A clambake is a picnic at which clams and other food are served.
  • fish to fry — (Idiomatic) A matter to attend to.

Antonyms for fish fry

noun fish fry

  • drudgery — menial, distasteful, dull, or hard work.
  • difficulty — the fact or condition of being difficult.

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