Definition of hash browns in US English:

hash browns

(also hashed browns)

plural noun

North American
  • A dish of cooked potatoes, typically with onions added, that have been chopped into small pieces and fried until brown.

    • ‘Let hash browns cook for the full time called for in the recipe before turning so they'll develop a nice brown crust (peek after about 4 minutes to make sure they don't burn).’
    • ‘Whether you're making our potato pancakes or old-fashioned hash browns, one of the keys is to shred the spuds to the right consistency.’
    • ‘I took my time eating a breakfast consisting of eggs, bacon, hash browns, salads, sandwiches, toasts and other stuff.’
    • ‘I opted for the typical American breakfast of eggs, beef bacon, hashed browns, pancakes, and coffee.’
    • ‘But some soldiers demand their daily bacon, eggs and hash browns because they need those calories and don't gain weight on that diet.’


hash browns

/ˌhæʃ ˈbraʊnz//ˌhaSH ˈbrounz/