a day on which fasting is observed, especially such a day appointed by some ecclesiastical or civil authority.
[fast-kuht, fahst-] /ˈfæstˌkʌt, ˈfɑst-/ verb (used without object), fast-cut, fast-cutting. Television. 1. to go abruptly from one brief scene to another.
[fast-kount, fahst-] /ˈfæstˈkaʊnt, ˈfɑst-/ verb (used with object) 1. to short-change.
- Fast burner
noun phrase A person whose success is rapid; ball of fire (1970s+ Army)
[fah-th er-lis] /ˈfɑ ðər lɪs/ adjective 1. not having a living father: a fatherless boy. 2. not having a known or legally responsible father. /ˈfɑːðəlɪs/ adjective 1. having no father adj. Old English fæderleas; see father (n.) + -less.