fed up




When you’re fed up, you’ve had just about enough. Your math teacher may get so fed up with her students being late that she gives the entire class detention.

Other ways to say fed up include weary or sick and tired. When someone just can’t take any more, he is fed up. The phrase comes from the idea of being overly full, or “satiated with food.” It became popular in the eighteenth century to describe lazy rich people as being fed up, or “fed up to the eyeballs.” The sense of having too much of something extends to today’s fed up.

Definitions of fed up
  1. adjective

    having a strong distaste from surfeit

    fed up with their complaints”
    synonyms:
    disgusted, sick, sick of, tired of

    displeased

    not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure

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