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Meaning of FILLIP

Pronunciation:  'filup

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  anything that tends to arouse; "his approval was an added fillip"
 

FILLIP is a 6 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: bonus
 
 See Also: positive stimulus

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fil"lip\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Filliped}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Filliping}.] [For filp, flip. Cf. {Flippant}.]
    1. To strike with the nail of the finger, first placed
       against the ball of the thumb, and forced from that
       position with a sudden spring; to snap with the finger.
       ``You filip me o' the head.'' --Shak.
    
    2. To snap; to project quickly.
    
             The use of the elastic switch to fillip small
             missiles with.                        --Tylor.
    
    
  2. \Fil"lip\, n.
    1. A jerk of the finger forced suddenly from the thumb; a
       smart blow.
    
    2. Something serving to rouse or excite.
    
             I take a glass of grog for a filip.   --Dickens.
    
    
 
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