fress

[ fres ]
/ frɛs /

verb (used without object) Slang.

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

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Origin of fress

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

OTHER WORDS FROM fress

fress·er, noun
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