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Definition of "fie" []

  • Used to express distaste or disapproval. (interjection)
  • An exclamation of distaste or mock dismay (exclamation)

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Use "fie" in a sentence
  • "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."