Definitions starting with F

ID #3631

fast

/fas/ adj. [Car.; cf. DHS fast impudent; cf. also Scots fast intimate, forward CSD] presumptuous, meddlesome, quick to intrude: She too fast. She go right in there speak to him (Nassau). (Black)

fast hand [cf. FAST adj.] phr. thieving: Don't you snake your hand so fast with that! (Nassau). Why you han' so fas' wit' you stupid se'f (Eleu.). You too fast on you hand (Cat). (Black)

Tags: adjective

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Last update: 2010-11-27 18:55
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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