[fil-uh-pee-noh] /ˌfɪl əˈpi noʊ/
noun, plural Filipinos.
a native or inhabitant of the .
(pl) -nos. a native or inhabitant of the Philippines Also (feminine) Filipina
another name for Tagalog
of or relating to the Philippines or their inhabitants
1898 (fem. Filipina), Spanish, from las Islas Filipinas “the Philippine Islands” (see Philippines).
[fil-uh-ster] /ˈfɪl ə stər/ noun, Carpentry. 1. . [fil-uh-ster] /ˈfɪl ə stər/ noun, Carpentry. 1. a rabbet or groove, as one on a window sash to hold the glass and putty. 2. Also called fillister plane. a plane for cutting rabbets or grooves. /ˈfɪlɪstə/ noun 1. Also called fillister plane. an adjustable plane for cutting […]
/filk/ [SF fandom, where a typo for “folk” was adopted as a new word] A popular or folk song with lyrics revised or completely new lyrics, intended for humorous effect when read, and/or to be sung late at night at SF conventions. There is a flourishing subgenre of these called “computer filks”, written by hackers […]
- Filk music
noun phrase A set of songs and parodies sung by assembled science-fiction fans: Their performances can be divided into ”bardic” filk and ”chaos” filk [1950s+; apparently fr the misspelling of folk on a 1950s poster]
[fil] /fɪl/ verb (used with object) 1. to make full; put as much as can be held into: to fill a jar with water. 2. to occupy to the full capacity: Water filled the basin. The crowd filled the hall. 3. to supply to an extreme degree or plentifully: to fill a house with furniture; […]