frim

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English frym, from Old English freme (vigorous, flourishing), a secondary form of Old English fram (strenuous, active, bold, strong), from Proto-Germanic *framaz, *framiz (forward, protruding), from Proto-Indo-European *promo- (front, forth). Cognate with German fromm (strong, brave), Old English framian (to avail, profit). More at frame.

Adjective[edit]

frim (comparative more frim, superlative most frim)

  1. (dialectal, archaic or obsolete) Flourishing, thriving
  2. Vigorous
  3. Fresh
    "frim pastures" --Drayton
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Etymology 2[edit]

Dialectal variant of fremd.

Adjective[edit]

frim (comparative frimmer or more frim, superlative frimmest or most frim)

  1. (UK dialectal) Alternative form of fremd.
    frim folk

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