Definition of potato chip in US English:

potato chip


  • A wafer-thin slice of potato fried or baked until crisp and eaten as a snack.

    British term crisp
    • ‘We've eaten and reviewed 3879 kinds of potato chips, pretzels, cheese puffs, tortilla chips, popcorn and candy bars.’
    • ‘Most sources agree that Moon's Lake House resort in Saratoga Springs, New York served the world's first potato chips in 1853.’
    • ‘Now the country's most popular potato chip is even crispier and more irresistible than ever before.’


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