fresser

Alternative Spellings

freser

Definitions

  • big eater, "pig". "A heavy eater." (JPS)

Example Sentences

  • "Only a fresser can finish a Factor's Triple Decker sandwich." (on the Factor's menu)

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

פֿרעסער freser

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

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