[ fahyv-bahy-fahyv ]
/ ˈfaɪv baɪˈfaɪv /
adjective Slang: Facetious.
short and fat.
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Which of the following words means “to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot”?
Origin of five-by-five
First recorded in 1925–30
Words nearby five-by-five
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Example sentences from the Web for five-by-five
He walked over to the nearby table and opened a box some twelve inches long and five-by-five inches in cross section.Anything You Can Do|Gordon Randall Garrett
He walked over to the nearby table and opened a box some twelve inches long and five-by-five inches in cross-section.Anything You Can Do ...|Gordon Randall Garrett