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Definition of the noun fritter
What does fritter mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: fritters
- small quantity of fried batter containing fruit or meat or vegetables
Alternative definition of the noun fritter
- A dish made by deep-frying food coated in batter.
Definition of the verb fritter
What does fritter mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: frittered | frittering | fritters
- spend frivolously and unwisely
- example: Fritter away one's inheritance
- lexical domain: Consumption - verbs of eating and drinking
- synonyms of fritter: dissipate / fool / fool away / fritter away / frivol away / shoot
- more generic words: consume / squander / ware / waste = spend extravagantly
- entailment: consume / deplete / eat / eat up / exhaust / run through / use up / wipe out = use up
Phrases with Fritter
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fritter
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La Varenne Pratique (1989)
Part 1, The Basics by Anne Willan
Fritter is a more general term for any deepfried savory morsel with a crisp outside. Fritters can be made of mushroomflavored choux pastry, for instance,. Sole fillets are floured and sautéed in butter for sole meunière. 1 Grease the cake pan ...
A Cookbook of Big Flavors by Susanna Hoffman, Victoria Wise
A fritter is a piece of fruit, meat, fish, or vegetable that is coated in batter or dusted with flour and deep-fried. It can also be a fried dollop of plain dough. Somewhere along the line, and probably in many places overtime, onions found ...
A Systems Analysis of Dysfunctional Feedback Processes by Ronald E. Rice, Stephen D. Cooper
A computer fritter is a computer-related activity that is not work doing the actual task, but either activities involving in working at the work, or peripheral and unrelated activities associated with learning, maintaining, and exploring the computer ...
by Rodney Dale
frieteo frito fritot frittata frittatine imbolitte frittella fritter fritto garnish for soup of pancake cut into match-like Strips AUSTRIAN a cheese flavoured with cloves and cumin DUTCH sauteed PORTUGUESE Provencal name for wild thyme FRENCH ...
by George Speirs Alexander Ranking
Fritter, to ...
Dictionary of Food (2009)
International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair
Also called French fritter 2. A ball of yeastraised sweetened dough or flavoured choux pastry, deepfriedand served hotwitha dusting of sugarand possibly jam or fruitsauce. Rather likea doughnut.Also called French puff beignet de fleurs France ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
FRITTER, n.s. & v. a Fr. friture. A smaller kind of pancake; a fragment; a small piece. On the authority of Ainsworth, Johnson adds, a cheesecake; a wig: but gives no illustrations. To fritter is to cut into small pieces to be fried; to break into small ...
by Paul Heacock
A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)
by Richard Soule
FRITTER. AWAY. 10. Unsalted, free from salt, lacking in salt or sal loess, 11. Pure and cool, sweet, refreshing, invigorating, bracing, health-giving. 12. Brisk, strong, stiff. 13. Raw, uncultivated, unpractised, untrained, unskilled, inexperienced.
Dictionary of Americanisms (1877)
A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded as Peculiar to the United States by John Russell Bartlett
Corn-Fritter. A fritter in the batter of which green Indian corn has, after being grated, been mingled ...
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
FRITTER, n. t. & v. a Fr. friture. A smaller Kind of pancake ; a fragment ; a small piece. On the authority of Ainsworth, Johnson adds, a cheesecake; a wig: but gives no illustrations. To fritter is to cut into small pieces to be fried ; to break into small ...
fritter. friendly fire o noun, military accidental firing on one's own or one's allies' forces instead of the enemy. friendly society - noun, Brit an organization which gives support to members in sickness, old age, widowhood, etc, in return for regular ...
... by N. Bailey, ... by Nathan Bailey
fritter,. Teut.] to. quake or shiver wich Cold ; also to sheer or laugh scornfully ...
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Quotes about Fritter
When you raise prices, you've got to make sure you get it to the bottom line. You can fritter it away because of the way you're running the business, with maybe not a totally disciplined approach. (Jim Cantalupo)
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Scrabble value of F4R1I1T1T1E1R1
The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine