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fress

[ fres ]
/ frɛs /
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verb (used without object) Slang.
to eat or snack, especially often or in large quantities.
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Origin of fress

From Yiddish fresn or German fressen “to eat (used of animals), eat ravenously, devour”; see fret1

OTHER WORDS FROM fress

fresser, noun
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How to use fress in a sentence

  • Prussia will resist to the utmost the pressure of the Franzosen-fresser.

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