Examples from the Web for confrere
Perhaps some confrere 'll lind th' distinguished gazabo a copy iv his Ollendorff.Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen|Finley Peter Dunne
He did not lose himself in idle words, the young 'confrere', any more than in useless details.Conscience, Complete|Hector Malot
A medical jury might render the verdict: Served him right for intriguing against his confrere.
His confrere, who had preceded him here, sat enviously at one of the minor tables.Dust of New York|Konrad Bercovici
It is also written to uphold the reputation of the Western conjuror against the spurious ascendancy held by his Eastern confrere.Indian Conjuring|L. H. Branson
British Dictionary definitions for confrere
Word Origin for confrère
Word Origin and History for confrere
early 15c., from Old French confrere "brother, companion" (13c.), from Medieval Latin confrater, from com- "together, with" (see com-) + frater "brother" (see brother). Probably lost in later 17c. and reborrowed 19c. from French confrère.