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1. Coated in flour and breadcrumbs, then shallow fried in oil or grease. They served southern-fried catfish with corn on the cob, mashed potatoes, and green beans. There was nothing quite like the southern-fried chicken my grandma used to make when we were kids.
2. Having the traits or characteristics indicative of or pertaining to the Southern United States. I was just a long-legged, southern-fried boy when I joined the military, but eight years of service helped me grow into a man. These folks know what it means to show real southern-fried hospitality.
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mod. alcohol intoxicated. (An elaboration of fried, referring to fried chicken.) When Bob came home southern-fried, his wife nearly killed him.
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