faute de mieux

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adverb \ˌfōt-də-ˈmyə(r), -ˈmyœ\

Definition of faute de mieux

  1. :  for lack of something better or more desirable sherry made him dopey but he drank it faute de mieux — F. T. Marsh

Origin and Etymology of faute de mieux

French


First Known Use: 1766


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contemplative of or relative to the past

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