fritter fritter  /f ˈrɪ tər/


  1. (n) small quantity of fried batter containing fruit or meat or vegetables
  2. (v) spend frivolously and unwisely


  1. A home-cooked staple, conch fritters also feature as appetizers in many a Bahamian restaurant.
  2. Dodd was basically telling the Iowans that every night they should decide whether to accompany their pork with creamed corn, corn on the cob, corn fritters or corn bread.
  3. In attempting to monetize them, it has to be extremely careful not to fritter them away.


  • Free Sandwich Day at Clover Burlington On Friday

    The newest location of mobile-eatery-favorite Clover opens on the solid ground of 100 Mall Rd. in Burlington on Saturday. To celebrate, the restaurant will be giving out free sandwiches from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday (or until they run out). So stop on in to check out the new space and enjoy a chickpea fritter! Full service will begin on Saturday June 22 at 11 a.m.    
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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  1. "I was absolutely gutted to lose, but we have to pick ourselves up because we don't want our season to just fritter away," Crouch said. "We have to make sure we're at it for the rest of the season to try to get that fourth spot and we need to...
    on Apr 12, 2010 By: Peter Crouch Source:

  2. "At some point in time you've got to make a stand as a footy club and say our season's just going to fritter away unless we do something about it," said Clarkson, whose side is in 12th spot, but still only two games outside the eight. "It was...
    on May 23, 2010 By: Alastair Clarkson Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. Rose added: "Getting a point in the afternoon was important. It gave us confidence. We had the lead and started to fritter it away again, but the experience of yesterday helped."
    on Sep 20, 2008 By: Justin Rose Source: Independent

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