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frit•ter



Pronunciation: (frit'ur), [key]
v.t.
1. to squander or disperse piecemeal; waste little by little (usually fol. by away): to fritter away one's money; to fritter away an afternoon.
2. to break or tear into small pieces or shreds.

v.i.
1. to dwindle, shrink, degenerate, etc. (often fol. by away): to watch one's fortune fritter away.
2. to separate or break into fragments: a plastic material having a tendency to fritter.

n.
a small piece, fragment, or shred.

frit•ter



Pronunciation: (frit'ur), [key]
n.
a small cake of batter, sometimes containing corn, fruit, clams, or some other ingredient, fried in deep fat or sautéed.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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