Definitions starting with F

ID #3681

fine-fine

[Kilo idem (Hancock p.c.); cf. reduplica­tion in African languages to intensify meaning] adj. very fine: That plait do with a fine-fine string (Ragged).

—adv, very finely: 1918 He mash up hisse'f fine, fine (Parsons 147). (Black)

Tags: adjective, adverb

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Last update: 2010-11-28 16:17
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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