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fridge

1. informal A shortening of "refrigerator." The "d" is included in the spelling to approximate the pronunciation of this part of the word. How many times have I told you kids not to leave the fridge open?
2. slang In works of fiction, to kill off a female character or have her become severely injured or incapacitated solely for the purpose of motivating a male character. The term, coined by writer Gail Simone, refers to a Green Lantern comic in which Green Lantern's girlfriend is murdered and left in a refrigerator. It's so obvious that they fridged her so her hero boyfriend would fight the bad guy!

fridging

slang In works of fiction, the practice of killing off a female character or having her become severely injured or incapacitated solely for the purpose of motivating a male character. The term, coined by writer Gail Simone, refers to a Green Lantern comic in which Green Lantern's girlfriend is murdered and left in a refrigerator. It's totally fridging—they only killed her off so her hero boyfriend would fight the bad guy!
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fridge

(frɪdʒ)
n. a refrigerator. Put this in the fridge so it won’t spoil.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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