EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably a variant of freak.

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NounEdit

fream (plural freams)

  1. (US slang, 1950s–1960s) social outsider, misfit, loser, usually restricted to males
    • 1992, Blake Bailey, The '60s (page 103)
      And it didn't matter much whether or not you owned a surfboard (though you probably did); unless you were a total fream (misfit), you went along with it to some extent.
    • 2006, Early Santee, Beloved Vagabond[1], →ISBN:
      “I don’t think so, Ingrid. This is your day and I’m a fream who ain’t cool for this bit.” / “Nonsense, you belong here as much as anybody!”

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NounEdit

frēam m

  1. dative plural of frēa