Definition of frying pan noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

frying pan

 noun
noun
 
(also frypan, skillet)
 
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  • a large shallow pan with a long handle, used for frying food in
  • Idioms
    out of the frying pan into the fire(saying)
     
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    from a bad situation to one that is worse
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: frying pan