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vies, adjective

/fis/
Forms:
Also fies.
Origin:
Afrikaans, DutchShow more Afrikaans (from Dutch vies dirty, nasty).
Furiously angry.
1916 S. Black in S. Gray Three Plays (1984) 207Van K: I picked up a paper and read the advert, ‘Strongly recommended to colonials, quiet, Christian home...’ The last place I lived in made me absolutely fies. Mrs H: Fish? Van K: No, fies — fed up!
1990 Frontline Jan. 9The doctor..was vies. He said that he had been to the hotel. He had also phoned them to warn them that he isn’t white. They had said that’s fine, no problem.
Furiously angry.

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