Fare-thee-well definition

fârthē-wĕl
(archaic) Goodbye, farewell.
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Alternative spelling of fare thee well.
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(idiomatic, usually hyphenated) The greatest extent; completion; a state of refinement or perfection.
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The highest or ultimate degree.
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Fare-thee-well is defined as something done perfectly or to an extreme.

An example of fare-thee-well is when a performer acts so well that it could not have been better, “to a fare-thee-well.”

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A condition of utmost perfection.

Played the part of the martyr to a fare-thee-well.

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The most extreme degree.

Beat his opponent in the match to a veritable fare-thee-well.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fare-thee-well
Plural:
fare thee wells

Origin of fare-thee-well

  • From fare thee well may it go well with you, goodbye

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition