festy


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festy

(ˈfɛstɪ)
adj
1. dirty; malodorous
2. very bad
[C20: shortened form of festering]
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COLIN O'BRIEN is still fuming that Festy Ebosele was 'cheated' out of facing Belgium tonight.
It has also helped re-establish the Porth chamber of trade and helped put on the Festy Porth event to mark the reopening of the town after the recent Welsh Water works.
Differentiating between HCE and his assailant becomes increasingly difficult, particularly as their meeting melds into a "trial" of an individual known as the "Festy King."
I think our customers here understand the quality and the know-how behind Hermes objects and I am very happy about that, said Eric Festy, the company's regional managing director, in an exclusive interview with Inquirer Lifestyle.
states and Washington, DC, have legalized same-sex marriage (Chamie and Mirkin, 2011; Festy, 2007); estimated to affect about 320 million people.
HE Bank Holiday weekend sees a quickfire return of the brilliantly named little eesside festival - Festy.
(12) See the editions of Festy 1999:20; and Pichlmayr & Gruendel 1966:147, with apparatus.
Festy, "Tip-enhanced Raman microscopy: Practicalities and limitations," J.
Joyce brings a quotation from Jespersen's "An International Language" into his text in the pages leading up to the trial of Festy King (I.4), which is an episode in the Wake that specifically calls attention to the lack of a common language, in this case referring to the split between colonized subject and colonizer.