Definitions

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  • adjective Australia, slang Disgusting.
  • adjective Very bad, dreadful.
  • noun A festival.

Etymologies

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From festival +‎ -y (“diminutive suffix”)

Examples

  • These are clearly far more hate infested than the following quotes from Phillips own article (asterisks highlight words which can under no circumstances be considered hate-festy): the Independent * cranked up* a front-page splash the 400 or so individuals who signed a letter to the Guardian last month * screeching* about …

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • These are clearly far more hate infested than the following quotes from Phillips own article (asterisks highlight words which can under no circumstances be considered hate-festy): the Independent * cranked up* a front-page splash the 400 or so individuals who signed a letter to the Guardian last month * screeching* about …

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • By Becca, Tue 12th Feb 2008 @ 5:52 pm what on earth is a festy belly button?

    Snell-Pym » Of Bits Going Festy!

  • As far as GPs are concerned I would have home visits back and I would have 'check ups' ie you go and see your doctor just for a chat and to mention all those little things like the festy toe nail you wouldnt normal get around for making an appointment for and you therefore end up causulty cos its gone green and you have a nasty fever - Alaric.

    Snell-Pym » My Solution to the NHS

  • We think its becuase there is now bright sunshine and lots of festy water about for them to breed in - we are considering moving into the tent!

    Snell-Pym » Having a Bad Day

  • All this geek festy-ness reminds me, that the literal translation in greek of symposium is 'drinking festival.'

    The Sudden Curve:

  • All this geek festy-ness reminds me, that the literal translation in greek of symposium is 'drinking festival.'

    Gnomedex 3 :: Gnotes, Gnews and Reviews

  • I can't believe your still licking those festy old wounds?

    The Daily Reckoning Australia

  • I can't believe your still licking those festy old wounds?

    The Daily Reckoning Australia

  • I can't believe your still licking those festy old wounds?

    The Daily Reckoning Australia

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  • Gross, foul, offensive. Of appearance, odour, taste, humour, etc.

    July 8, 2008

  • As in feisty (original sense) or festering? Or both?

    July 8, 2008

  • As in festering, I assume.

    I doubt many teenagers know the original meaning of feisty.

    July 8, 2008

  • But you're curious now, right? Go to feisty and click the Online Etymology button. And if a playful suitor ever describes you as feisty, punch him out.

    July 8, 2008

  • The opposite of zesty, no?

    July 8, 2008

  • Oh, I already looked it up.

    I'm going to start using zesty in everyday conversation.

    July 8, 2008