fritter Idioms & Phrases
noun fritter containing sliced apple
noun fritter containing corn or corn kernels
- a fritter having green Indian corn mixed through its batter. U. S.
noun a deep-fried, yeast-raised doughnut dusted with confectioners' sugar
verb spend frivolously and unwisely
shoot; fool; fool away; dissipate; frivol away; fritter.
- Fritter away one's inheritance
noun batter for making fritters
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.
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