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Definition of Fritter


  1. A small quantity of batter, fried in boiling lard or in a frying pan. Fritters are of various kinds, named from the substance inclosed in the batter; as, apple fritters, clam fritters, oyster fritters.
  2. A fragment; a shred; a small piece.
  3. To cut, as meat, into small pieces, for frying.
  4. To break into small pieces or fragments.

Fritter Translations

fritter in German is verzetteln