noun see fare-thee-well

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fare-you-well — noun see fare thee well …   Useful english dictionary

  • fare-thee-well — ☆ fare thee well [fer′thē wel′] n. the highest or ultimate degree: usually in the phrase to a fare thee well: also fare you well …   English World dictionary

  • fare-thee-well — fare′ thee well n. 1) a state of perfection 2) the maximum effect; fullest measure or extent Sometimes, fare′ you well . Etymology: 1770–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • fare-thee-well — noun state of perfection; the utmost degree they polished the furniture to a fare thee well • Hypernyms: ↑perfection, ↑flawlessness, ↑ne plus ultra * * * noun or fare you well als …   Useful english dictionary

  • fare-thee-well — also fare you well noun Date: 1884 1. the utmost degree < researched the story to a fare thee well > 2. a state of perfection < imitated the speaker s pompous manner to a fare thee well > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fare-thee-well — /fair dhee wel /, n. 1. a state of perfection: The meal was done to a fare thee well. 2. the maximum effect; fullest measure or extent: an actress who plays each scene to a fare thee well. Also, fare you well /fair yooh wel /. * * * …   Universalium

  • fare-thee-well — (also fare you well) noun (in phr. to a fare thee well) US to perfection; thoroughly …   English new terms dictionary

  • Fare Thee Well (song) — Fare Thee Well (or Ten Thousand Miles ) is an Eighteenth century folk ballad, in which a lover bids farewell before setting off on a journey. The lyrics include a dialogue between the lovers. The first published version of the song appeared in… …   Wikipedia

  • Fare Thee Well (poem) — Fare Thee Well is an 1816 poem by George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron.BackgroundLord Byron married and fathered a child with Annabella Milbanke in 1815, but they separated in 1816. In March of that year, Byron composed Fare Thee Well and… …   Wikipedia

  • to a fare-thee-well — adverb To the greatest extent or to completion; to a state of refinement or perfection. Shes all dolled up to a fare you well to night, continued Clark. See Also: fare thee well, fare thee well …   Wiktionary

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