Word of the Day – Aug. 12 – Fillip

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Verb: Fillip (FIL-up)

Definition:

1. a: To strike by holding the nail of a finger against the ball of the thumb and then suddenly releasing it from that position

b: To make a filliping motion with

2. To project quickly by or as if by a fillip : snap

3. To urge on : stimulate

Sample sentence: Carl tried unsuccessfully to fillip his sister’s nose.