- 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.
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