Meaning of “fridge” in the English Dictionary

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"fridge" in British English

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fridgenoun [ C ]

uk /frɪdʒ/ us /frɪdʒ/ UK or informal US US usually refrigerator, US old-fashioned icebox

A2 a piece of kitchen equipment that uses electricity to preserve food at a cold temperature:

Don't forget to put the milk back in the fridge.

More examples

  • I've put the beer in the fridge to chill.
  • The fridge keeps food at a constant temperature.
  • Milk keeps much longer in a fridge.
  • There's plenty more beer in the fridge.
  • I can smell something nasty in the bottom of the fridge.

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

"fridge" in American English

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fridgenoun [ C ]

us /frɪdʒ/ infml

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