verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of fillip
Words nearby fillip
How to use fillip in a sentence
She could not wait to see her little son Fillip and “was dying to take a shower,” she said.
There was a brief fillip in the afternoon when it was reported that Obama and Boehner had spoken on the phone.Fiscal Cliff Standoff: Day 29, Democrats Enter Hostile Territory|Daniel Gross|December 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The fillip given would have been far, far greater than that which the mere numbers (1,200 for the Division) would seem to imply.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
This was quite an event, and gave a fillip to the inertness of Madame de Fontanges, whose curiosity was excited.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat
This was a pleasant fillip to me, who am just now ready to be dispirited on the slightest pretext.George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3)|George Eliot
I tell you this, sir: I 'd rather a man would give me a fillip on the nose than talk to me about luck.Paul Gosslett's Confessions in Love, Law, and The Civil Service|Charles James Lever
And if necessary to give a fillip to languishing competition, do so by a concession in rates.Railroads: Rates and Regulations|William Z. Ripley