fainaigue

[fuh-neyg]

verb (used without object), fai·naigued, fai·nai·guing.

British Dialect. to shirk; evade work or responsibility.
to renege at cards.

Nearby words

  1. failingly,
  2. faille,
  3. failsafe,
  4. failure,
  5. fain,
  6. faineance,
  7. faineant,
  8. fainites,
  9. faint,
  10. faint-hearted

Origin of fainaigue

of uncertain origin

Related formsfai·nai·guer, noun

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