- a state of perfection: The meal was done to a fare-thee-well.
- the maximum effect; fullest measure or extent: an actress who plays each scene to a fare-thee-well.
Also fare-you-well [fair-yoo-wel] /ˈfɛər yuˌwɛl/.
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Examples from the Web for fare-you-well
"Fare-you-well, madame," said I, with a heavy frown and a sweeping bow.Simon Dale
We sit back and roast the trusts to a fare-you-well for hogging all there is in sight.A Daughter of the Dons
William MacLeod Raine
It's that French detective, Courant, an' he's worked us to a fare-you-well.Castle Craneycrow
George Barr McCutcheon
Their identity made it very plain that the double-crossing process had been employed to a fare-you-well.My Adventures with Your Money
George Graham Rice
Might as well own up, since everybody knows it now—and that I danced to a fare-you-well, but fell down hard.The Heritage of the Hills
Arthur P. Hankins
- informal, mainly US a state of perfectionthe steak was cooked to a fare-thee-well
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