how to pronounce fry


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fry is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of fry in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… canola oil to fry gotta get them golden …”

meanings of fry


  1. A drain.
  2. The spawn of frogs.
  3. Young fish; fishlings.
  4. A kind of sieve.
  5. A fried strip of potato.
  6. A meal of fried sausages, bacon, eggs, etc.
  7. A swarm, especially of something small.
  8. A state of excitement.
  9. Offspring; progeny; children; brood.


  1. To cook (something) in hot fat.
  2. To suffer because of too much heat.
  3. To cook in hot fat.
  4. To destroy (something, usually electronic) with excessive heat, voltage, or current.
  5. A method of cooking food.
  6. To be executed by the electric chair.
  7. To be affected by extreme heat or current.


  1. Initialism of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
  2. A surname​.

fry frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word fry occurs in english on average 20 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics fry can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that fry can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) food and health;

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