fare-thee-well

noun
\ ˈfer-(ˌ)t͟hē-ˌwel How to pronounce fare-thee-well (audio) \
variants: or less commonly fare-you-well \ ˈfer-​yə-​ˌwel How to pronounce fare-thee-well (audio) , -​yü-​ , -​yē-​ \

Definition of fare-thee-well

1 : the utmost degree researched the story to a fare-thee-well
2 : a state of perfection imitated the speaker's pompous manner to a fare-thee-well

First Known Use of fare-thee-well

1884, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Fare-thee-well.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fare-thee-well. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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