fry out

fry out v phr, n

1982 WI Acad. Trans. 70.85/2 WI, In Calumet, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan counties, residents fry out rather than “cook out,” when cooking bratwursts over coals. There exists the corresponding noun A fry out, to which one may be invited. 1989 DARE File ceWI, We didn’t say “barbeque.” We’d have a fry out. We’d fry out, or we’d have a fry out. I’d say fry out where you’d say barbeque.