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).
[feesh] /fiʃ/ noun 1. . /fiːʃ/ noun 1. See microfiche, ultrafiche n. 1949, “slip of paper, form,” from French fiche “card, index card, slip, form,” from Old French fichier “to attach, stick into, pin on,” from Vulgar Latin *figicare, from Latin figere “to fix, fasten” (see fix (v.)). Sense of “card, strip of film” is […]
[fikh-tuh] /ˈfɪx tə/ noun 1. Johann Gottlieb [yoh-hahn gawt-leep] /ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈgɔt lip/ (Show IPA), 1762–1814, German philosopher. /German ˈfɪçtə/ noun 1. Johann Gottlieb (joˈhan ˈɡɔtliːp). 1762–1814, German philosopher: expounded ethical idealism
[fik-tee-uh n, fikh-] /ˈfɪk ti ən, ˈfɪx-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling the philosophy of Johann . noun 2. an adherent or advocate of this philosophy.
[fik-tl-guh-bir-guh] /ˈfɪk tl gəˌbɪr gə/ noun 1. a mountain range in E central Germany, near the Czech border. Highest peak, Schneeberg, 3447 feet (1051 meters).