Found 757 phrases starting with F:


fashionably lateArriving behind time to an event which does not normally require one to be punctual.Rate it:
fast and furiousrapid and energeticRate it:
fast asleepSleeping, in a deep sleep.Rate it:
fat as a pigExceptionally fat. Fat to the extent of resembling a pig. Morbidly obese.Rate it:
fat chanceLittle or no likelihood of occurrence or success.Rate it:
fat lipA swelling on the lip, especially one resulting from a punch or other blow.Rate it:
fat of the landThe greatest part of anything; the finest and most abundant share of resources; the cream of the crop.Rate it:
Faustian bargainAn agreement in which a person abandons his or her spiritual values or moral principles in order to obtain wealth or other benefits.Rate it:
faux queenA bio queen.Rate it:
fearA phobia, a sense of fear induced by something or someone.Rate it:
fearA strong, uncontrollable, unpleasant emotion caused by actual or perceived danger or threat.Rate it:
fearExtreme veneration or awe, as toward a supreme being or deity.Rate it:
feast for the eyesVisually pleasing sight.Rate it:
feast or famineA situation in which something is always either extremely abundant or in extremely short supply.Rate it:
feather in one's capAn accomplishment; particularly one that is flaunted or boasted of.Rate it:
feather one's nestTo achieve benefits, especially financial ones, by taking advantage of the opportunities with which one is presented; to amass a comfortable amount of personal wealth.Rate it:
featherless bipedA human being.Rate it:
fed upboredRate it:
fed upFrustrated, annoyed, tired .Rate it:
federal caseAny over-exaggerated ordeal.Rate it:
fee fi fo fumFamous first line of a rhyme generally said by a giant, monster, or villainRate it:
feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.Rate it:
feed intoTo be a tributary of another river or waterway.Rate it:
feed offTo consume as part of a dietRate it:
feed offto get stimulus from (an external object)Rate it:
feed one's faceTo eat.Rate it:
feed out ofTo feed from.Rate it:
feed the dragonTo buy or sell products labeled as "Made in China.".Rate it:
feed the dragonTo the People's Republic of China.Rate it:
feedbagVulgarization for; a meal, food, something to eat.Rate it:
feeding frenzyA wild, turbulent situation in which multiple sharks or other predatory fish attack one or more edible creatures simultaneously, in competition with each other.Rate it:
feeding frenzyA voracious competition among would-be purchasers, etc. for limited resources.Rate it:
feel aroundTo grope.Rate it:
feel forTo express sympathy for, to sympathise with.Rate it:
feel freeDon't be ashamed, be my guest.Rate it:
feel in one's bonesTo sense a fact or to have a strong conviction as a result of one's own practical experience, instinct, or gut feeling.Rate it:
feel one's oatsTo feel energetic or frisky; to behave in a vigorous or bold manner.Rate it:
feel one's oatsTo feel important; to be empowered.Rate it:
feel oneselfTo feel comfortable or normal; to be in one's usual mood or state of health.Rate it:
feel the pinchTo suffer significant financial pressure.Rate it:
feel upTo grope someone in a sexual manner.Rate it:
feel up toTo be confident in being able to do something.Rate it:
feel up toTo have an inclination to do something.Rate it:
feet firstWith the feet preceding the rest of the body.Rate it:
feet firstIn the manner of a deceased person (i.e., dead).Rate it:
feet of clayTo say that someone, who appears strong or invincible, in fact has a hidden weak point which could cause their fall.Rate it:
feet on the groundIn a manner characteristic of a practical person; sensibly.Rate it:
felt tip penwriting implementRate it:
female-to-maleUsed other than as an idiom: see female, to, male.Rate it:
female-to-maleChanging or having changed (via gender reassignment surgery) from being physically female to being male.Rate it:

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