Adjective: fried frId
Verb: fry frI
- Cooked by frying in fat
"Other booths offered deep-fried pickles";
- [N. Amer] Drained of energy or effectiveness; very tired
"the day's shopping left her fried";
- exhausted, dog-tired, fagged, fatigued, played out, spent, washed-out, worn-out, worn out, pooped [N. Amer]
- [N. Amer] Very drunk
"I had travelling money and got fried in the bar downstairs";
- besotted [archaic], blind drunk, blotto, crocked [N. Amer], cockeyed, fuddled, loaded [N. Amer], pie-eyed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet, stinko, bladdered [Brit], wasted, lit, swacked [N. Amer], juiced [N. Amer], paralytic [Brit], stonkered [Austral, NZ], hammered, out of it [Brit], liquored up [N. Amer], tanked up, mullered [Brit], trolleyed [Brit], blitzed, trashed, legless [Brit], steaming, three sheets to the wind, stewed, bombed, pickled, bevvied [Brit], drunk, pixillated, squiffed, half-seas-over [Brit]
- (of electronic equipment) broken as a result of excessive heat or an electrical surge
"looks like your motherboard is fried"
- (cooking) cook in hot fat or oil
"fry the pancakes"
- Be excessively hot
"If the children stay out on the beach for another hour, they'll be fried"
- Kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair
"The serial killer was fried";
See also: cooked, drunk, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, tired
Type of: cook, heat, heat up, hot up [Brit], kill
Encyclopedia: Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP Fry, Varian