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Webster 1913 Edition


Fico


Fi′co

,
Noun.
;
pl.
Ficoes
(#)
.
[It., a fig, fr. L.
ficus
. See
Fig
.]
A fig; an insignificant trifle, no more than the snap of one’s thumb; a sign of contempt made by the fingers, expressing. A fig for you.
Steal! foh, a
fico
for the phrase.
Shakespeare

Webster 1828 Edition


Fico

FI'CO

,
Noun.
An act of contempt done with the fingers, expressing a fig for you.

Definition 2022


fico

fico

See also: FICO, ficó, fico-, and -fico

English

Noun

fico (plural ficoes)

  1. (archaic) A fig; an insignificant trifle.
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  2. (archaic) A sign of contempt made with the fingers.


Catalan

Verb

fico

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of ficar

Faliscan

Etymology

Cognate with Latin fingo.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfiː.ɡoː/

Verb

fīcō

  1. I form; I knead

Italian

Fico (fruit)
Fico (tree)

Etymology

From Latin fīcus.

Pronunciation

Adjective

fico m (feminine singular fica, masculine plural fichi, feminine plural fiche)

  1. (slang) great, cool (admirable)

Noun

fico m (plural fichi)

  1. fig (fresh fruit and tree)
  2. (slang) cool guy

Derived terms

Related terms

Usage notes

Slang term becomes figo in Northern Italy.

Anagrams


Latin

Noun

fīcō

  1. dative singular of fīcus
  2. ablative singular of fīcus

References


Portuguese

Pronunciation

Verb

fico

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of ficar

Spanish

Verb

fico

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of ficar.