AskDefine | Define fryer

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fryer n : flesh of a medium-sized young chicken suitable for frying [syn: frier, pullet]

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  1. A container for frying food.
  2. A young chicken suitable for frying; a pullet

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Bantam, Cornish hen, banty, barn-door fowl, barnyard fowl, biddy, birdling, broiler, brooder, broody hen, caille, calf, canard, caneton, capon, catling, chanticleer, chapon, chick, chickabiddy, chicken, chickling, chicky, cock, cockerel, colt, cub, dindon, dogie, domestic fowl, drake, duck, duckling, dunghill fowl, faisan, fawn, fledgling, foal, fowl, game fowl, gander, gobbler, goose, gosling, grouse, guinea cock, guinea fowl, guinea hen, hen, hen turkey, kid, kit, kitten, lamb, lambkin, litter, nest, nestling, oie, partlet, partridge, pheasant, pigeon, pigeonneau, piglet, pigling, polliwog, poulard, poulet, poult, poultry, pullet, pup, puppy, quail, roaster, rooster, setting hen, shoat, spring chicken, squab, stewing chicken, tadpole, tom, tom turkey, turkey, turkey gobbler, turkey-cock, volaille, weaner, whelp, wild duck, yeanling
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