fress

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish פרעסן (fresn) or German fressen (to devour, gobble), from Middle High German vrezzen, from Old High German frezzan (to devour, eat up), from Proto-Germanic *fraetaną (to eat up), from Proto-Germanic *fra- (intensive and perfective prefix) + Proto-Germanic *etaną (to eat), equivalent to for- +‎ eat. Cognate with Old English fretan (to devour). More at fret.

Verb[edit]

fress (third-person singular simple present fresses, present participle fressing, simple past and past participle fressed)

  1. To eat without restraint; eat heartily.

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Noun[edit]

fress n (genitive singular fress, nominative plural fress) or fress m (genitive singular fress, nominative plural fressar)

  1. tomcat

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