fritter
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fritter(
frih
-
duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el buñuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
All we had left at the bakery that day were plain fritters.Lo único que nos quedaba en la panadería ese día eran unos buñuelos de viento.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to waste; used with "away")
a. desperdiciar
I frittered away the morning in the sun and then had to work late to meet my deadline.Desperdicié toda la mañana al sol y luego tuve que trabajar hasta tarde para cumplir con el plazo.
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fritter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el buñuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
banana fritterplátano rebozado y frito
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fritter [ˈfrɪtəʳ]
transitive verb
(also fritter away) malgastar; desperdiciar
fritter [ˈfrɪtəʳ]
noun
(Cookery) buñuelo (m)
corn fritter arepa (f); (Col) (Ven)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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