Meaning of “fritter” in the English Dictionary

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"fritter" in British English

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fritternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfrɪt.ər/ us /ˈfrɪt̬.ɚ/

a slice of fruit, vegetable, or meat covered with batter (= a mixture of flour, egg, and milk) and then fried:

banana/apple fritters

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

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fritternoun [ C ]

us /ˈfrɪt̬·ər/

pieces of fried batter (= a mixture of flour, egg, and milk) usually containing fruit, vegetables, or meat:

corn/potato/apple fritters

(Definition of “fritter” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)