American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A condition of utmost perfection: played the part of the martyr to a fare-thee-well.
- n. The most extreme degree: beat his opponent in the match to a veritable fare-thee-well.
- adv. alternative spelling of fare thee well.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. state of perfection; the utmost degree.
- n. state of perfection; the utmost degree
- From fare thee well, may it go well with you, good-bye. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Turning things on their head is a fine old tactic, which the Right has mastered to a fare-thee-well.”
“Clear out the clutter, clean everything to a fare-thee-well and arrange your furniture to highlight the home's best features.”
“Attorney General Eric Holder quickly obliged last week, without so much as a fare-thee-well to the First Amendment.”
“Yes, but "these kinds of things" were debated to a fare-thee-well at the time Palin uttered her utter lie and, before that, in the car on the way back from grandma's house.”
“Â Traditional Christians argue that the only way to greet people is by saying âMerry Christmasâ, while others feel that it is more politically correct to opt with the âHappy Holidaysâ fare-thee-well.”
“A fine and noble sentiment, to be sure, but the actual fare-thee-well for Mr. Limpboner should be, “Vaya con dildos, Rush.””
“Some bloggers play that game, too, but many more have lively comboxes where the issues of the day are hashed out to a fare-thee-well.”
“No sooner has the birth taken place than Part II finds the adult Messiah reviled by his people, weighed down by sorrows, and executed without so much as a fare-thee-well.”
“No one was more surprised than I was when she pulled up stakes with little more than a fare-thee-well and just left them.”
“His last thirty rounds served as the coup de grace, “Taps” and a fare-thee-well to the poor sonovabitch all shot to hamburger in his robes.”
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