[fee-buh s] /ˈfi bəs/
Classical Mythology. Apollo as the sun god.
Literary. the sun personified.
(Greek myth) Also called Phoebus Apollo. Apollo as the sun god
(poetic) a personification of the sun
epithet of Apollo as sun-god, late 14c., from Latin Phoebus, from Greek Phoibos, literally “bright, shining, radiant,” of unknown origin. Related: Phoeban.
[fee-bee] /ˈfi bi/ noun 1. any of several small American flycatchers of the genus Sayornis, especially S. phoebe, of eastern North America. [fee-bee] /ˈfi bi/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a Titan, daughter of Uranus and Gaea and mother of Leto, later identified with Artemis and with the Roman goddess Diana. 2. Astronomy. one of the […]
An object-oriented Prolog-like language. [“PHOCUS: Production Rules, Horn Clauses, Objects and Contexts in a Unification Based System”, D. Chan et al, Actes du Sem Prog et Logique, Tregastel (May 1987), pp. 77-108]. (1994-11-09)
- Phony as a three-dollar bill
adjective phrase Very false indeed; not remotely genuine (1940s+)
[foh-nee-buh-loh-nee] /ˈfoʊ ni bəˈloʊ ni/ Slang. noun 1. nonsense; baloney. adjective 2. nonsensical; foolish.