Meaning of “fish and chips” in the English Dictionary

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"fish and chips" in British English

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fish and chipsnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌfɪʃ en ˈtʃɪps/ us /ˌfɪʃ en ˈtʃɪps/

fish covered with batter (= a mixture of flour, eggs, and milk) and then fried and served with pieces of fried potato

Examples

  • We stopped on our way home to buy fish and chips.
  • My dad brought home fish and chips every Friday night, wrapped in newspaper and steaming hot.

(Definition of “fish and chips” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)