Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. a small mongrel dog, especially one that is ill-tempered; cur; mutt.
verb (used without object)
South Midland U.S. to prance or strut about:
Look at him feist around in his new clothes.
also fist, “a breaking wind, foul smell, fart,” mid-15c. (Old English had present participle fisting), a general West Germanic word; cf. Middle Dutch veest, Dutch vijst (see feisty).
[fahy-stee] /ˈfaɪ sti/ adjective, feistier, feistiest. 1. full of animation, energy, or courage; spirited; spunky; plucky: The champion is faced with a feisty challenger. 2. ill-tempered; pugnacious. 3. troublesome; difficult: feisty legal problems. /ˈfaɪstɪ/ adjective (informal) feistier, feistiest 1. lively, resilient, and self-reliant 2. (US & Canadian) frisky 3. (US & Canadian) irritable adj. 1896, […]
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[fuh-lah-fuh l] /fəˈlɑ fəl/ noun 1. . [fuh-lah-fuh l] /fəˈlɑ fəl/ noun, Middle Eastern Cookery. 1. an appetizer or snack consisting of a small croquette made with fava-bean flour or ground chick peas, seasoned with toasted sesame seeds and salt, often served in pita bread. /fəlˈɑːfəl/ noun 1. a variant spelling of falafel /fəlˈɑːfəl/ noun […]