(UK): IPA|/ËfrÉªtÉ/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
(US): AHD|frÄtÊ¹Ér, IPA|/ËfrÉªtÉ/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]`/
#A dish made by deep-frying food coated in batter.
#intransitive (often with about or around) To occupy oneself idly or without clear purpose, to tinker with an unimportant part of a project, to dally, sometimes as a form of procrastination.
#:I was supposed to do work, but I frittered around all afternoon.
#:He can't figure out how to finish the paper he's writing, so he's resorted to frittering with the fonts.