Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In musical acoustics, having, as a tone, the second harmonic—that is, the fifth above the octave—specially prominent.

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Examples

  • And Sarah the Plummer is going the flush everything this country stands for down deep into her fifthy, sneaky, slimey pockets.

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  • An ', Mac, as they wus only about fifthy of thim, yez must be a liar. "

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