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fie

[ fahy ]
/ faɪ /
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interjection
(used to express mild disgust, disapprobation, annoyance, etc.)
(used to express the humorous pretense of being shocked.)
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Origin of fie

1250–1300; Middle English fi<Middle French <Latin; compare Old Norse fȳ,Latin phy
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British Dictionary definitions for fie

fie
/ (faɪ) /

interjection
obsolete, or facetious an exclamation of distaste or mock dismay

Word Origin for fie

C13: from Old French fi, from Latin , exclamation of disgust
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