verb (used without object) Slang.

to eat or snack, especially often or in large quantities.

Nearby words

  1. fresnel biprism,
  2. fresnel lens,
  3. fresnel mirrors,
  4. fresnel, augustin jean,
  5. fresno,
  6. fret,
  7. fret saw,
  8. fretboard,
  9. fretful,
  10. fretfully

Origin of fress

< Yiddish fresn or German fressen (of animals) to eat, eat ravenously; see fret1

Related formsfress·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019