fed up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj fed up having a strong distaste from surfeit "grew more and more disgusted","fed up with their complaints","sick of it all","sick to death of flattery","gossip that makes one sick","tired of the noise and smoke"
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Quotations

  • Wieder Marcia
    Wieder Marcia
    “It's how we spend our time here and now, that really matters. If you are fed up with the way you have come to interact with time, change it.”

Idioms

Fed up to the back teeth - When you are extremely irritated and fed up with something or someone, you are fed up to the back teeth.
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Usage

In literature:

Havin' been fed up on mechanics, I tackled the hist'ry.
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
I'm about fed up with this stuff!
"The Brand of Silence" by Harrington Strong
A fire soon flashed up, fed with some of the handy fuel.
"Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise" by Louis Arundel
Sunshine and riotous colors of flowers and blossoming trees do not make up for the absence of water-fed green.
"Riviera Towns" by Herbert Adams Gibbons
While the young were being fed, you were certain to gain new respect for Ismaques by seeing how well he brought up his little ones.
"Wood Folk at School" by William J. Long
I'm a little fed up with this holy matrimony stuff.
"Possessed" by Cleveland Moffett
We fed her up, didn't we just?
"A Modern Tomboy" by L. T. Meade
Chillun was all fed up at de big house whar Marse Garner, de overseer, lived.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
So when Nello had fed and I had drunk a cup to their very long life, I mounted and jogged away up the pass.
"Two Sides of the Face" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
As we watched, they fed, fought, rose up and lay down in calm disdain of our presence.
"A Daughter of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
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In poetry:

Alas! poor human nature's inconsistence,
Up to God's house we go, that we be fed;
And there, as beggars begging for assistance,
Say "Give us, Lord, this day our daily bread."
"Servants" by Nora Pembroke
A song for the Queen! our gracious Queen,
Who giveth her subjects bread!
Paupers! throw up your caps in the air;
Little for the Poor laws ye need care,
For the Queen will see you fed.
"The Royal Bounty" by Ernest Jones
The winter gaed by, an' the hale simmer thro'
She tosh'd up the hoose, fed an' milkit the cow;
The cauld warl' had nocht that she cared for ava,
Her life it was silently meltin' awa'.
"Effie: A Ballad" by Janet Hamilton
That hinted death or capture. Yet
No thing was sure; till one day,--fed
By us,--some men rode up who said
They'd been with Morgan and had met
Disaster, and that he was dead,
My brother.--I and Margaret
"The Brothers" by Madison Julius Cawein
Hunger no fear of law descries;
"No fear of God before his eyes"--
He stole a goose, by famine led,
From that spot where his own had fed,
For where's the man who'd had the use
Of goose, could ever give up goose?
"The Cottager" by William Hutton
Sleep navigates the tides of time;
The dry Sargasso of the tomb
Gives up its dead to such a working sea;
And sleep rolls mute above the beds
Where fishes' food is fed the shades
Who periscope through flowers to the sky.
"When Once The Twilight Locks No Longer" by Dylan Thomas

In news:

Fed up with fees, man opens his own community bank.
Fed up with the federal pot hypocrisy.
Consumers are fed up with higher utility bills and especially with the increased use of fees and surcharges by utility companies, a report compiled by AARP finds.
That's good news for the tens of thousands of people across the US who are fed up with the unwanted calls.
Residents and business owners in Prince George's County are fed up with what police call a " gateway crime.".
A Michigan community that's fed up with geese fouling up a beach is hoping fake coyotes encourage the birds to land elsewhere.
Meal deals not a real steal, say fed-up New York City diners.
This time the St Joseph High graduate collected an assist as she fed a pass to teammate Elise Krieghoff and set her up beautifully in a one-on-one situation with the LBSU goalie.
Fed keeps rates steady, anticipates gradual pick up.
GSA 's fed website tutorials rack up $1.3M in agency savings.
However, I am fed up with all of the serious journalism around here.
The Fed, seeming to give up on politicians, is trying to heal US debt wounds with a dose of inflation.
Hockey fans fed up with ongoing NHL labor strife.
Fed up with wedding hoopla .
Fed up with the federal pot hypocrisy .
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In science:

Each pad is connected to a preamplifier (PA) whose output is fed into a Flash-ADC (FADC), sampling with a frequency of about 20 MHz the drift time of up to 2 µs.
Prototype tests for the ALICE TRD
Setting up a polarization basis is useful for testing symmetries or conservation laws in the production process, but is of no use for simulations which only require the τ polarization four-vector in any specified frame, to be fed, for example, in a decay matrix element.
Cross-section and polarization of neutrino-produced $\tau$'s made simple
Thus, we need that less than 20% of the mass fed onto the inner accretion disk ends up inside the event horizon of the MBH.
On the Fueling of Massive Black Holes and the Properties of their Host Spheroids
MEASUREMENTS The photomultiplier signals were split by a linear fan out with one of them fed to a discriminator and a gate generator to make the trigger signal, the other went into a 4 channel CAEN V1729 FADC that digitized the signal shape taking up to 2 Gsamples/s.
Performance of the first prototype of the HAWC Gamma Ray Observatory
To ensure that the two inputs are synchronized and of equal intensity, a calibrated Mach-Zehnder set-up is used with an attentuated coherent laser pulse fed into one of its input ports.
A Robust Quantum Random Number Generator Based on Bosonic Stimulation
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