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  • noun Plural form of fip.

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Examples

  • The foreign financial information providers (FFIPs, or "fips"), understandably upset that an ambitious local competitor was going to serve as their regulator, cried foul, and the United States, the European Union, and Canada all protested to the WTO.

    Imagethief

  • The foreign financial information providers (FFIPs, or "fips"), understandably upset that an ambitious local competitor was going to serve as their regulator, cried foul, and the United States, the European Union, and Canada all protested to the WTO.

    China Media Blog

  • You're from F-- ked in Park Slope; "fips" is not lingua franca ...

    The Brooklyn Paper: Full articles

  • We went shopping and stopped off for chish 'n fips and I took off my black cap in the chippie and put it in my pocket but realized it was a bit loose in there.

    [black cap] better on the head

  • We went shopping and stopped off for chish 'n fips and I took off my black cap in the chippie and put it in my pocket but realized it was a bit loose in there.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • "Are you mad?" cried I, losing all patience, and unconsciously raising my whip as I spoke -- "are you stark staring mad, to keep us talking here about flour and butter, and fips and levies, while the rain is falling by bucketsfull?"

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844

  • 'Why, bless ye,' he said to me, 'I should be broke, clean done up, if it warn't fur the drinks; I haint got more'n a bit, or three fips, fur nary a fowl; the fust shot allers brings down the bird; they're all cocksure on the trigger -- ary man on 'em kin hit a turkey's eye at a hundred paces.'

    The Continental Monthly , Vol. 2 No. 5, November 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • Along with the boys and their pewter fips, them what got trust and didn't pay, and the abusing of my goods, I was soon fotch'd up in the victualling line -- and I busted for the benefit of my creditors.

    The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, February 1844 Volume 23, Number 2

  • The old man talked Union awhile, said he tried to be all right, but that his sons had run off with the Rebels; and he hemmed and hawed about his being all right until the Captain, who had been spitting fips a long time, got tired, especially after what the Corporal had said.

    Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals As Seen From the Ranks During a Campaign in the Army of the Potomac

  • How they got the levies, fips, and quarters with which I was reluctantly paid, I do not know; that, indeed, was none of my business.

    The Autobiography of a Quack

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