Friday, February 23, 2001
confrere noun [KON-frair] A fellow member of a fraternity or profession; a colleague; a comrade; an intimate associate.
Definitions for confrere
- A fellow member of a fraternity or profession; a colleague; a comrade; an intimate associate.
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Citations for confrere
At Father Kilmartin's death the book was left unfinished (a sign of the times: not in manuscript, but on his laptop); and the arduous but also extremely delicate task of putting it into publishable condition was carried out by his Jesuit confrere, Robert J. Daly.
The reason for this was that our government, out of the weaknesses Kissinger himself describes, was treating that adversary as a confrere whose hideous character flaws could not be discussed.