To fail at one’s responsibilities; shirk an obligation (1898+)
[faw-luh n] /ˈfɔ lən/ verb 1. past participle of . adjective 2. having dropped or come down from a higher place, from an upright position, or from a higher level, degree, amount, quality, value, number, etc. 3. on the ground; prostrate; down flat: Exhausted, the racers lay fallen by the road. 4. degraded or immoral. […]
- Fallen arch
noun 1. collapse of the arch formed by the instep of the foot, resulting in flat feet fallen arch fall·en arch (fô’lən) n. A breaking down of the longitudinal or transverse arch of the foot, resulting in flat foot or spread foot.
- Fallen off the turnip truck
adjective ignorant, foolish; hopelessly naïve Usage Note slang
[faw-ler] /ˈfɔ lər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. any of various devices that operate by . 3. Textiles. a device for cleaning, straightening, and separating fibers during combing of worsted stock, consisting of a series of metal pins set into a rectangular bar or rod. 4. a logger hired to cut […]