Part of speech: noun
Origin: Possibly of imitative origin, mid 15th century
Something which acts as a stimulus or boost to an activity.
[Archaic] a movement made by bending the last joint of the finger against the thumb and suddenly releasing it; a flick of the finger.
Examples of Fillip in a sentence
"With a fillip of two fingers, Serena showed her irritation with the crowd."
"Springtime usually provides a fillip to automotive sales."
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