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Definition of "fare-thee-well" [fare-thee-well]

  • A condition of utmost perfection: played the part of the martyr to a fare-thee-well. (noun)
  • The most extreme degree: beat his opponent in the match to a veritable fare-thee-well. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fare-thee-well" in a sentence
  • "Turning things on their head is a fine old tactic, which the Right has mastered to a fare-thee-well."
  • "Clear out the clutter, clean everything to a fare-thee-well and arrange your furniture to highlight the home's best features."
  • "Attorney General Eric Holder quickly obliged last week, without so much as a fare-thee-well to the First Amendment."