"fritter" Definition

  1. v. t. A small quantity of batter, fried in boiling lard or in a frying pan. Fritters are of various kinds, named from the substance inclosed in the batter; as, apple fritters, clam fritters, oyster fritters.
  2. v. t. A fragment; a shred; a small piece.
  3. v. t. To cut, as meat, into small pieces, for frying.
  4. v. t. To break into small pieces or fragments.

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Position in dictionary: 40009 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "fritter": 3
Words that end with "fritter": 1
Words that contain "fritter": 3
Next words in dictionary: frittered, frittering, fritting, frivolism, frivolities
Previous words in dictionary: fritted, fritinancy, fritillary, fritillaria, frithy

English Dictionary Definition of fritter

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