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Definition of fie

used to express disgust or disapproval

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Examples of fie in a Sentence

fie! you expect me to believe that sorry excuse? fie on anyone who disagrees!

First Known Use of fie

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fie

Middle English fi, from Anglo-French

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The first known use of fie was in the 14th century

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“Fie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fie. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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