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fritter Idioms & Phrases


apple fritter

  • noun fritter containing sliced apple
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Corn fritter

  • noun fritter containing corn or corn kernels
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  • a fritter having green Indian corn mixed through its batter. U. S.
Webster 1913

french fritter

  • noun a deep-fried, yeast-raised doughnut dusted with confectioners' sugar
    beignet.
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fritter away

  • verb spend frivolously and unwisely
    shoot; fool; fool away; dissipate; frivol away; fritter.
    • Fritter away one's inheritance
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fritter batter

  • noun batter for making fritters
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To fritter away

  • to diminish; to pare off; to reduce to nothing by taking away a little at a time; also, to waste piecemeal; as, to fritter away time, strength, credit, etc.
Webster 1913