(postpositive, vulgar, slang, Internet slang, text messaging) Initialism of as fuck.
(stenoscript) Abbreviation of after.
(Internet slang) Initialism of best friend.
(Internet slang) Initialism of boyfriend.
(proofreading) Initialism of boldface.
Alternative form of cf.
Alternative form of DOF (“degree(s) of freedom”)
(nonstandard) Pronunciation spelling of if, representing dialectal English.
The name of the Latin-script letter F.
(music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the fourth diatonic (or sixth chromatic) note of a major scale.
Often written in old manuscripts or transcriptions of them, denoting a capital F.
(in combination) Abbreviation of fiction. (e.g. in sci-fi)
(in combination) Abbreviation of fidelity. (e.g. in hi-fi, lo-fi, or wi-fi)
(music) The solfeggio syllable used to indicate the sharp of the fourth note of a major scale.
(Jamaica) Alternative form of to
(proofreading) Initialism of flush left.
(stenoscript) Abbreviation of from.
Abbreviation of footnote.
Abbreviation of function.
(paper, printing) Abbreviation of folio., page and book size (10"-12.5" x 15"-20").
(informal) Alternative spelling of fo'
(Internet slang) Initialism of for real.
(proofreading) Initialism of flush right.
(Internet slang) Alternative letter-case form of FR (“friend request”)
plural of f
(text messaging) Abbreviation of for sure.
Abbreviation of foot (“unit of length”).
(Internet slang) Initialism of fuck you.
(slang) Expertise, mastery
A Chinese literary form developed during the times of the Han dynasty that combines prose and poetry, sometimes called rhymed prose.
Abbreviation of fax.
Archaic form of fie.
(Internet slang) Abbreviation of have fun.
(computing) In the event that a statement is true (a programming statement that acts in a similar manner).
(sometimes proscribed) Whether; used to introduce a noun clause, an indirect question, that functions as the direct object of certain verbs.
(usually hyperbolic) Even if; even in the circumstances that.
Although; used to introduce a concession.
Introducing a relevance conditional.
Supposing that, assuming that, in the circumstances that; used to introduce a condition or choice.
Supposing that; given that; supposing it is the case that.
Supposing that; used with past or past perfect subjunctive indicating that the condition is closed.
(informal) An uncertainty, possibility, condition, doubt etc.
singular of lvs; abbreviation of leaf
(vulgar, slang) Initialism of motherfucking; also MF.
(vulgar, slang) Initialism of motherfucker; also MF.
(Canada, US, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
(UK dialectal, chiefly in negative constructions) For (a given length of time).
(US, informal, considered incorrect by some) Used to link singular indefinite nouns (preceded by the indefinite article) and attributive adjectives modified by certain common adverbs of degree.
(after a noun) Indicates duration of a state, activity etc.
(after a verb expressing construction, making etc.) Used to indicate the material or substance used.
(chiefly US) Denotes the number of minutes before the hour
(chiefly regional) During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity.
(directly following a noun) Used to indicate the material of the just-mentioned object.
(following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.)) Introduces its subject matter; about, concerning.
(following a noun) Indicates a given part.
(following a number or other quantitive word) Introduces the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment; "from among".
(following a passive verb) Indicates the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with by).
(following an adjective) Indicates the subject or cause of the adjective.
(following an adjective) Introduces its subject matter.
(following an adjective) Used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.
(following an intransitive verb) Indicates the source or cause of the verb.
(informal) Often used without the hour
(now archaic or literary) Links an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier; in respect to, as regards.
(now archaic, literary, with preceding partitive word assumed, or as a predicate after to be) Some, an amount of, one of.
(now obsolete or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), "off".
(obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
(obsolete) Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.
2022-05-16, Ariel Levine; Giancarlo Esposito, director, Better Call Saul S6E6: Axe and Grind, spoken by Private Investigator (Lennie Loftin), 09:20 from the start:
Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; the "possessive genitive". (With abstract nouns, this intersects with the subjective genitive, above under "agency" senses.)
Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare "origin" senses, above.
Follows an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.
Forming the "objective genitive".
From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
Indicates a quality or characteristic; "characterized by".
Indicates quantity, age, price, etc.
Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation; from, out of, as an expression of.
Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.
Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.
Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.
Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.
Introducing an epithet that indicates a birthplace, residence, dominion, or other place associated with the individual.
Links an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-matter; concerning, with regard to.
Links to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below).
Links two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second; "which is also".
Used to introduce the "subjective genitive"; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase (see also 'Possession' senses below).
Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.
Wednesday was more of the same. Out at 08:30, got to the office by quarter of, clients all day.
(stenoscript) Abbreviation of off., often
(usually in modal perfect constructions) Eye dialect spelling of have or ’ve, chiefly in depictions of colloquial speech.