See also: fregués

Portuguese edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese feegres, from Vulgar Latin fīl(ius) ecclēsiae (son of the church). Cognate with Galician fregués and Spanish feligrés.

Pronunciation edit


  • Hyphenation: fre‧guês

Noun edit

freguês m (plural fregueses, feminine freguesa, feminine plural freguesas)

  1. regular (frequent customer, client or business partner)
  2. customer (one who purchases or receives a product or service from a business or merchant, or intends to do so)
  3. (Brazil, sports, derogatory) sports team that often loses to a particular opponent, or member of such team
  4. (Portugal) parishioner (citizen or inhabitant of an administrative parish of Portugal)

Derived terms edit