fed up


Definition of fed up

: tired, sated, or disgusted beyond endurance

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Examples of fed up in a Sentence

We've had one delay after another, and I'm starting to feel pretty fed up. fed up with the noise and bustle of the big city, the family decided to try country life
Recent Examples on the Web But this guy needed lots and lots of information from me and by this time I was fed up. Josh Max, Forbes, "ELECTRIC REVIEW: VW’s 2021 ID.4 A Combination Of Innovation And Petty Annoyances," 28 Apr. 2021 Residents of South Los Angeles are overwhelmingly Democrats, but they are fed up with living in poverty, Navarro said. Tori Richards, Washington Examiner, "Parts of Maxine Waters's district still live with scars from previous riots as she lives in $6M mansion," 20 Apr. 2021 This has been going on for almost a year, and the three of us are really getting fed up. Annie Lane, oregonlive, "Dear Annie: Coffee mooch creates petty office environment," 11 Apr. 2021 This has been going on for almost a year, and the three of us are really getting fed up. cleveland, "Dear Annie: How to deal with a boss who never contributes to the coffee fund?," 11 Apr. 2021 In October 2019, large numbers of Lebanese took part in nationwide protests against their political overlords, fed up with rampant corruption and decades of mismanagement. Rania Abouzeid, The Atlantic, "After the Blast," 12 Mar. 2021 When Paul came to Stan with a business proposal in 1998, Stan trusted him enough — and was fed up enough — to hop into bed with him. Abraham Riesman, Vulture, "Stan Lee and the Dot-Com Disaster," 12 Feb. 2021 The main reason voters tend to back her party is that they are fed up with all the others. The Economist, "Emmanuel Macron’s troubles open up space for Marine Le Pen," 10 Apr. 2021 The demonstration was organized on behalf of women workers who say they are fed up with having to deal with harassment on the job, and the culture of tolerance trickles down from Albany. Marisa Schultz, Fox News, "NYC activists turn up the pressure for Cuomo's ouster," 28 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of fed up

1900, in the meaning defined above

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11 May 2021

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“Fed up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fed%20up. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of fed up

informal : very tired of something : angry about something that has continued for a long time

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