verb (used with or without object), fifed, fif·ing.
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Origin of fife
OTHER WORDS FROM fifefifer, noun
Definition for fife (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for fife
Your reward for winning was a novelty fife that was valued precisely at your guess.
Your reward for winning is a novelty fife that is valued precisely at your guess.
Ruger CEO Mike Fifer said the law “is probably the only reason we have a U.S. firearms industry anymore.”At the NRA Convention in St. Louis, They Should Thank President Obama|Michael Ames|April 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Redmond Carter was the fifer, as Edward Maloney was the drummer, of the infantry company.
She sensed that to this glorious artist would come all those fairy gifts that Josie Fifer would never possess.
Josie Fifer saw the play for the first time from a balcony seat given her by Sid Hahn.
Josie Fifer, in her cast and splints and bandages and pain, dragged out long hospital days and interminable hospital nights.
Neither had Josie Fifer been hired to walk wistfully among them like a spinster wandering in a dead rose garden.
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.