- fed to the gills,
- fed up,
- fed. res. bd.,
- fed. res. bk.
Origin of fed2
Examples from the Web for feds
The Feds are more interesting in finding out who is doing the recruiting rather than punishing those being recruited.What the U.S. Can Learn from Europe About Dealing with Terrorists|Scott Beauchamp|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2006, when the feds began interrogating Mehanna, the FBI caught up with Abousamra.
When you try to get it rescheduled, the feds say you need evidence to do so.
Some funding streams run directly from the Feds to local districts.What Charter Schools Are Getting Right And Why They Top Our High School Rankings|Conor P. Williams|August 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unbeknownst to Rullo, Scotto had not only been caught by the feds but agreed to cooperate with them.
When the war got so hot my boss was afraid the 'Feds' would get us.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
“The Feds, to be sure,” said another, half laughing and half shamefaced.My Cave Life in Vicksburg|Mary Ann Loughborough
Our army was allers whipping the Feds, and we allers fell back.Life of Wm. Tecumseh Sherman.|W. Fletcher Johnson
It seems as if I had got to be master of the feds and the priests.The Life Of Thomas Paine, Vol. II. (of II)|Moncure Daniel Conway
Law sakes, honey, I can see them 'Feds' yet, just as plain as if it was yesterday.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews|Work Projects Administration
past participle adjective from feed (v.). Fed up "surfeited, disgusted, bored," is British slang first recorded 1900, extended to U.S. by World War I; probably from earlier phrases like fed up to the back teeth.
1788, short for Federalist; as colloquial for "official of the federal government," from 1916, especially, after 1930s, of FBI agents.