Origin of fife
OTHER WORDS FROM fifefifer, noun
Words nearby fife
Other definitions for fife (2 of 2)
How to use fife in a sentence
Scotland is where William and Kate's met at the University of St Andrews in Fife.
“It would be a swell joke on tout-le-monde if you & Fife & I spent the summer at Juan-les-Pins,” she wrote.
Never been happier in all my life / Since the day that I moved to Fife.
Fife, the dominant one, is so ashamed that he insults Bead whenever he gets the chance.
When Bead takes a bullet to the head and lies dying, he asks Fife to hold his hand.
The whole episode contrasts markedly with the exploit of Bishop Sinclair in Fife.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
As an example of how political conflicts ought to be carried on take the case of West Fife.
In 1885 the club had their present vessel, the 'Ailsa,' 66 tons, built by Fife of Fairlie; and who better could have been chosen?Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
A roll of a drum and the skirl of a fife came wafting across the valley on the April breeze.Private Peat|Harold R. Peat
His fife it was that inspired the weary Deerfield minute-men to press on to Boston to meet the British.The Old Furniture Book|N. Hudson Moore
British Dictionary definitions for fife (1 of 3)
Derived forms of fifefifer, noun
Word Origin for fife
British Dictionary definitions for fife (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for fife (3 of 3)
Cultural definitions for fife
A small flute with a high, piercing tone, used mainly in military bands.