American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- interj. Used to express distaste or disapproval.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An interjection expressing contempt, dislike, disapprobation, or impatience, and sometimes surprise.
- n. An obsolete or dialectal form of fee.
GNU Webster's 1913
- interj. An exclamation denoting contempt or dislike. See fy.
- From Latin fi (Wiktionary)
- Middle English fi, from Old French, of imitative origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Also, nearly everyone to whom I have recently mentioned the Moon & Sixpence called fie upon its name, so I guess I'm not going there.”
“Castlewood — orphan of his son, ruined by his fidelity, bearing many wounds and marks of bravery, old and in exile — his kinsmen I suppose should be silent; nor if this patriarch fell down in his cups, call fie upon him, and fetch passers-by to laugh at his red face and white hairs.”
“About the King's follower, the Viscount Castlewood -- orphan of his son, ruined by his fidelity, bearing many wounds and marks of bravery, old and in exile -- his kinsmen I suppose should be silent; nor if this patriarch fell down in his cups, call fie upon him, and fetch passers-by to laugh at his red face and white hairs.”
“I knew all my little world would shriek "fie," and "for shame" into my ears, and all because I was bent on working out a new theory.”
“To have been in that eddy is a freemasonry of which the common password is a "fie" on all the operations of the simple popular understanding.”
“Show all the package versions: aptitude - V install 'fie”
“$ aptitude search 'fie' dpkg dpkg is rather like RPM, because it operates on individual packages without tracking dependencies.”
“A great fie … ld in which one star has, to date, shone more brightly with more groups.”
“Most of the water in the middle of the lake will be fie to six-feet deep when the water is running one unit, so fish it six - to seven - feet deep.”
“One way or the other, when it comes to factory farms, I'm going to get my fie on.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘fie’.
A list of 3-letter words which cannot be formed by adding a letter to a 2-letter word (see Ken Clark's word lists found at http://www.seattlescrab...
Words formed in imitation of the sound of the things they signify.
Or, Things That Get a Whole Lot More Fun With an -ie Ending.
See conversation on git, and have at it!
Edit: Many of the following are madeupical, but many are not. See als...
Everything sheep, from Artiodactyla to zodiac.
Words picked up as I go
A collection of interjections and verbal ejaculations.
those simple yet totally awesome words we love :)
words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
Words which are either entirely new to me or;
Words which I comprehend generally but would prefer a more precise definition.
Looking for tweets for fie.