noun (Austral, slang)
a deceitful act
pull a fastie, to play a sly trick
[fa-stij-ee-it, -eyt] /fæˈstɪdʒ i ɪt, -ˌeɪt/ adjective 1. rising to a pointed top. 2. Zoology. joined together in a tapering adhering group. 3. Botany. /fæˈstɪdʒɪɪt; -ˌeɪt/ adjective (biology) 1. (of plants) having erect branches, often appearing to form a single column with the stem 2. (of parts or organs) united in a tapering group
[fa-stij-ee-uh m] /fæˈstɪdʒ i əm/ noun, plural fastigiums, fastigia [fa-stij-ee-uh] /fæˈstɪdʒ i ə/ (Show IPA). Medicine/Medical. 1. the highest point of a fever or disease; the period of greatest development of an infection. fastigium fas·tig·i·um (fā-stĭj’ē-əm) n.
[fast, fahst] /fæst, fɑst/ verb (used without object) 1. to abstain from all food. 2. to eat only sparingly or of certain kinds of food, especially as a religious observance. verb (used with object) 3. to cause to abstain entirely from or limit food; put on a fast: to fast a patient for a day […]
noun 1. Also called express lane. the lane of a multilane roadway that is used by fast-moving vehicles, as when passing slower traffic. 2. Informal. any scene, activity, or pursuit that is exciting, high-pressured, competitive, swift-moving, and sometimes dissipated or dangerous: Alcoholism and stress are often the price for living life in the fast lane. […]