|1.||[ verb ] be excessively hot|
"If the children stay out on the beach for another hour, they'll be fried"
|2.||[ verb ] (food) cook on a hot surface using fat|
"fry the pancakes"
|Related terms:||cook frizzle saute stir_fry deep-fat-fry griddle french-fry pan-fry cooking frying|
|3.||[ noun ] (theater,writing) English dramatist noted for his comic verse dramas (born 1907)|
|4.||[ verb ] (law) kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair|
"The serial killer was electrocuted"
|Related terms:||kill execute electrocution|
|5.||[ noun ] (fine art,work) English painter and art critic (1866-1934)|
|Related terms:||painter art_critic bloomsbury_group|
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 870|
|7.||[ noun ] a young person of either sex (between birth and puberty)|
|Synonyms:||child kid youngster minor tike tyke tiddler small_fry nipper nestling shaver|
"she writes books for children" "they're just kids" "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"
|Related terms:||juvenile urchin orphan kiddy changeling boy_wonder buster preschooler pickaninny schoolchild silly toddler foster_child waif imp foster-child bairn sprog peanut poster_child child's_body|