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Definition 1: a young person of either sex - [noun denoting person]

Samples where fry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she writes books for children
  • they're just kids
  • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster

Synonyms for fry in the sense of this definition

(fry is a kind of ...) a young person, not fully developed

(... is a kind of fry ) a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned

"street children beg or steal in order to survive"

(... is a kind of fry ) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child

(... is a kind of fry ) a child afflicted by some disease or deformity whose picture is used on posters to raise money for charitable purposes

"she was the poster child for muscular dystrophy"

(... is a kind of fry ) a child who attends a preschool or kindergarten

(... is a kind of fry ) a word used for misbehaving children

"don't be a silly"

(... is a kind of fry ) a child

(... is a kind of fry ) a young child

(... is a kind of fry ) poor and often mischievous city child

(... is a kind of fry ) a young child who is small for his age

(... is a kind of fry ) a child who has lost both parents

(... is a kind of fry ) informal term for a young child

(... is a kind of fry ) one who is playfully mischievous

(... is a kind of fry ) a child who is raised by foster parents

(... is a kind of fry ) a prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age

"Mozart was a child prodigy"

(... is a kind of fry ) a child secretly exchanged for another in infancy

(... is a kind of fry ) a robust child

(... is a kind of fry ) a child: son or daughter

(fry is a part of ...) the body of a human child

Definition 2: English dramatist noted for his comic verse dramas (born 1907) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for fry in the sense of this definition

(fry is an instance of ...) someone who writes plays

Definition 3: English painter and art critic (1866-1934) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for fry in the sense of this definition

(fry is an instance of ...) a critic of paintings

(fry is an instance of ...) an artist who paints

(... is a member of fry) an 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

Definition 4: cook on a hot surface using fat - [verb of change]

Samples where fry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fry the pancakes

(fry is a kind of ...) transform and make suitable for consumption by heating

"These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"

(... is a kind of fry ) fry something until it curls and becomes crisp

(... is a kind of fry ) fry in deep fat

"deep-fry the potato chips"

(... is a kind of fry ) cook on a griddle

"griddle pancakes"

(... is a kind of fry ) fry in a pan

"pan-fry the dumplings"

(... is a kind of fry ) cook by immersing in fat

"french-fry the potatoes"

(... is a kind of fry ) fry very quickly over high heat

"stir-fry the vegetables in a wok"

(... is a kind of fry ) fry briefly over high heat

"saute the onions"

(fry belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Samples where fry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The serial killer was electrocuted

Synonyms for fry in the sense of this definition

(fry is a kind of ...) cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

"This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank" "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"

Definition 6: be excessively hot - [verb of stative]

Samples where fry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • If the children stay out on the beach for another hour, they'll be fried

(fry is a kind of ...) gain heat or get hot

"The room heated up quickly"

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