noun, plural i·dées fixes [ee-dey -feeks], /i deɪ ˈfiks/, French.
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“I have always been attracted to the darker side,” she told fIXE.
In 1982, Roellinger saved the sea merchant's house from foreclosure by opening a table d'hôte (prix fixe restaurant) inside.
From him I learned that the occasion was neither a full-dress ball nor a chance gathering of a jour fixe, but a musical matinee.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
When I was helpin' draw rations yesterday, I looked at the pork barrels, and got an idee that one of them'd make a good chimney.
Both iv us gives ye something that cures ye iv th' idee that th' pain in ye'er chest is pnoomony iv th' lungs.Mr. Dooley Says|Finley Dunne
"Not a bad idee," said the Deacon approvingly, as he poked the ashes in his pipe with his little finger.
They want to run away from their master, but they hain't nary idee whar to go when they run away.