noun con·frere \ˈkän-ˌfrer, kōⁿ-ˌ, kän-ˈ, kōⁿ-ˈ, kən-ˈ\

Definition of CONFRERE

Variants of CONFRERE

con·frere also con·frère \ˈkän-ˌfrer, kōⁿ-ˌ, kän-ˈ, kōⁿ-ˈ, kən-ˈ\

Examples of CONFRERE

  1. <many of the judge's confreres on the Fifth Circuit bench don't feel as she does on the issue>

Origin of CONFRERE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, translation of Medieval Latin confrater
First Known Use: 15th century


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