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fre·​er ˈfrē-ər How to pronounce freer (audio)
plural freers
: one who frees someone or something
… a freer of the imprisoned …Isaac Bashevis Singer

Word History

First Known Use


1604, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of freer was in 1604

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“Freer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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