Share this entry
forbye Line breaks: for¦bye
Pronunciation: /fəˈbʌɪ/
(also forby)

Definition of forbye in English:

adverb& preposition

archaic or Scottish
In addition; besides: [as preposition]: no doubt he had many a sin on his soul, forbye murder
More example sentences
  • Let's not forget, forbye, that the young Jack Nicklaus had a John Daly-style physique, though happily for his trophy lounge, he also had a rather less colourful recreational programme and later an elegant missus who monitored his diet.

Words that rhyme with forbye

ally, Altai, apply, assai, awry, ay, aye, Baha'i, belie, bi, Bligh, buy, by, bye, bye-bye, chi, Chiangmai, Ciskei, comply, cry, Cy, Dai, defy, deny, Di, die, do-or-die, dry, Dubai, dye, espy, eye, fie, fly, fry, Frye, goodbye (US goodby), guy, hereby, hi, hie, high, I, imply, I-spy, July, kai, lie, lye, Mackay, misapply, my, nearby, nigh, Nye, outfly, passer-by, phi, pi, pie, ply, pry, psi, Qinghai, rai, rely, rocaille, rye, scry, serai, shanghai, shy, sigh, sky, Skye, sky-high, sly, spin-dry, spry, spy, sty, Sukhotai, supply, Tai, Thai, thereby, thigh, thy, tie, Transkei, try, tumble-dry, underlie, Versailles, Vi, vie, whereby, why, wry, Wye, xi, Xingtai, Yantai
Definition of forbye in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources