Definition of country-fried in English:



North American
  • 1(of an item of food) covered in batter, flour, or breadcrumbs and fried.

    ‘country-fried steak’
    • ‘Expected to be in competition with the hamburger for the state food honor will be "country-fried tofu" which is supported by the vegetarians.’
    • ‘Helen cooked country fried steak, macaroni and cheese, and a pan of her delicious biscuits with the boiled cabbage.’
    • ‘He stopped at a rural luncheonette and ordered country-fried chicken steak, beans, mashed yams.’
    • ‘The country-fried chicken crispers, cinnamon apples and chocolate milk alone equaled 1,020 calories.’
    • ‘I was under the impression there are now two bowls: one with chicken on the top, and another with country fried steak, or somesuch.’
    • ‘Blue collar workers sit eating their country fried steak platters.’
    • ‘What else have you got besides country fried something or other?’
    • ‘A woman sitting at a restaurant in McKinney, Texas suddenly began to cough while eating a giant country-fried steak.’
    1. 1.1informal Rural or unsophisticated.
      ‘country-fried tunes’
      • ‘Other highlights included a warmer, country-fried version of "Explode," enthusiastic audience participation during "Live And Learn" and the brand new track, "For The Boys."’
      • ‘The slapstick Brooklyn anthem "Seven One Eight" features a peculiar country-fried beat orientation and harmonica sample.’
      • ‘Whereas on Furnace her voice constantly strained to make everything as country-fried as possible, here it serves many different purposes - the purposes of individual songs.’
      • ‘Strange but true, the squeaky clean crooner's country-fried approach to Wayne as he lusts after Emily adds a little spice to an otherwise bland dish.’
      • ‘What Califone have come up with is a real old-time down-home country-fried sound.’
      • ‘It turns out the demographic has an insatiable yen for humor that skewers country-fried stereotypes.’
      • ‘Four vinyl sides of dishevelled blues'n'soul and country-fried rock'n'roll, the double album was the sound of Keith Richards reborn as a southern sharecropper.’