fries fries  /f ˈraɪz/


  • (n) strips of potato fried in deep fat


  1. The fries definitely had an internal zing; no salt was required.
  2. The crisped-up French fries are dry inside and taste as if they weren't just double fried but dunked in oil four or five times.
  3. People generally agreed that the fries seemed like the least healthy choice, and no surprise, those who scored highest in self-control were the least likely to choose the food.


  1. ABC's Paul Lee Set for RTS Cambridge Convention

    Other speakers for the high-profile bi-annual TV confab includes Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries and Channel 5 owner Richard Desmond and will be hosted by Channel 4 CEO David Abraham. read more        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

  2. Steve Navaroli: Fries a welcome relief for Bulldogs in PIAA baseball tournament

    ROYERSFORD -- For the second time in three days of PIAA Class AAA tournament play, West York needed a key performance from its bullpen. And for the second time it was Carson Fries that stepped in and did the job.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: York Daily Record

  3. Frugal Traveler: In Brussels, Frites Are More Than Just Fries

    When is eating French fries a job? When the Frugal Traveler is in Brussels, and he goes in search of a deep-fried taste of the Belgian capital’s culture.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: International Herald Tribune


  1. "We're really into festivals," Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys said sarcastically in an interview. "Cheese fries and 120 degree heat, port-a-johns." "Everyone's standing out in 90-degree heat, there's no lights, there's no atmosphere,...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Jack Black Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I think we've lowered the threshold in some cases, we should try to make the scoring higher to get the award," Stern said. "It's been as a subject for about 20 years as I can recall it. It used to be about fries, now it's about the whole...
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: David Stern Source:

  3. "French fries are fried twice, once in the factory and once in the restaurant," said CSPI Executive Director Michael Jacobson. "If these chains want to claim they are switching to trans-fat-free frying oil, they need to switch it at the...
    on Aug 2, 2007 By: Michael Jacobson Source:

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