Definition of fie in English:

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fie

Pronunciation: /fī/

exclamation

archaic or humorous
Used to express disgust or outrage: if people don’t answer your first letter, fie on them!
More example sentences
  • So fie, for shame, and I declare myself rededicated to this humble art, even to the extent of journaling at work.
  • Pressing the worry lines from his face, Broder shouts fie on the do-nothing Congress and demands an end to partisan bickering.
  • Thanks to everyone who wrote to say fie upon the mean lady.

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from Latin fi, an exclamation of disgust at a stench.

Words that rhyme with fie

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, fly, forbye, 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

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Syllabification: fie

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