[ fuh-neyg ]

verb (used without object),fai·naigued, fai·nai·guing.
  1. British Dialect. to shirk; evade work or responsibility.

  2. to renege at cards.

Origin of fainaigue

First recorded in 1920–25; of uncertain origin

Other words from fainaigue

  • fai·nai·guer, noun

Words Nearby fainaigue

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