fridge
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /fɹɪd͡ʒ/
Noun

fridge (plural fridges)

  1. (informal) A refrigerator.
Related terms Translations
  • French: frigo
  • Spanish: refri, frigo
Verb

fridge (fridges, present participle fridging; past and past participle fridged)

  1. (informal) To place inside of a refrigerator.
    • 2007, Lucy Diamond, Any Way You Want Me, Pan (2007), ISBN 9780330446433, page 201 ↗:
      I had turned up with a bottle, which the hostess, Celia, had duly fridged, but everyone else had opted for camomile tea, making me feel like the biggest lush in south London.
    • 2013, Jeffrey Deaver, The October List, Grand Central Publishing (2013), ISBN 9781455576661, unnumbered page ↗:
      He munched and sipped, wished the soda was cold. Should have fridged it.
    • 2013, James Morton, Brilliant Bread, Ebury Press (2013), ISBN 9780091955601, page 134 ↗:
      If you don't have two stones, bake it in two different batches, fridging your remaining doughs whilst you wait.
Verb

fridge (fridges, present participle fridging; past and past participle fridged)

  1. (fandom slang) To gratuitously kill, disempower, or otherwise remove a character, usually female, from a narrative, often strictly to hurt another character, usually male, and provide him with a personal motivation for fighting the antagonist(s).
    • 2013, Siobhan Whitebread, "Welcome to the Punch: A little less conversation ↗", Spark* (University of Reading), Volume 63, Issue 1, 26 April 2013, page 15:
      The backing cast are also all excellent, as expected considering the calibre of actors attached to the film – Andrea Riseborough is a very good example, playing a fascinating cop who really didn't deserve to be 'fridged' (meaning: removed from the action so that the men can do their manly things).
    • 2014, Tim Hanley, Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World's Most Famous Heroine, Chicago Review Press (2014), ISBN 9781613749098, [http://books.google.com/books?id=D-AEAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA240&dq=%22haven't+been+fridged%22 page 240]:
      In terms of villains, familiar characters haven't been fridged but they've been rather sexualized.
Verb

fridge (fridges, present participle fridging; past and past participle fridged)

  1. (archaic) To rub, chafe.



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