fixings

[[t]fɪ̱ksɪŋz[/t]]
1) N-PLURAL Fixings are extra items that are used to decorate or complete something, especially a meal. [AM]

He bought a hot dog and had it covered with all the fixings.

2) N-PLURAL Fixings are items such as nails and screws which are used to fix things such as furniture together.

Have you got all the screws and fixings you need?


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • fixings — ☆ fixings [fik′siŋz΄, fiksinz΄] pl.n. Informal accessories or trimmings [roast turkey and all the fixings] * * * fix·ings (fĭkʹsĭngz) pl.n. Informal Accessories; trimmings: a holiday dinner with all the fixings …   Universalium

  • fixings — Brit. screws, bolts, etc. used to fix or assemble building material, furniture, or equipment. → fixing fixings N. Amer. ingredients, apparatus, or equipment required for a meal or other purpose. → fixing …   English new terms dictionary

  • fixings — ☆ fixings [fik′siŋz΄, fiksinz΄] pl.n. Informal accessories or trimmings [roast turkey and all the fixings] …   English World dictionary

  • fixings — “apparatus,” 1820, from prp. of FIX (Cf. fix) (v.). Amer.Eng. sense of “food, garnishing” is attested from 1839 …   Etymology dictionary

  • fixings — fix|ings [ˈfıksıŋz] n 1.) the fixings AmE the vegetables, bread etc that are eaten with meat at a large meal British Equivalent: the trimmings ▪ turkey with all the fixings 2.) [plural] BrE things that are used to hold other things together, for… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fixings — noun the fixings AmE the vegetables, bread etc that are eaten with meat at a large meal; trimmings (3) BrE : turkey with all the fixings …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fixings — noun a) All the components and accessories that normally accompany a project or event, particularly a social event. Ill have all of the fixings on Thanksgiving! b) Side dishes …   Wiktionary

  • fixings — fix|ings [ fıksıŋz ] noun plural AMERICAN food that is eaten with the meat at a large meal, for example vegetables or GRAVY: TRIMMINGS: a Thanksgiving dinner of roast turkey and all the fixings …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fixings — Synonyms and related words: adjunct, appurtenance, aspect, circumstance, component, constituent, contents, detail, element, factor, feature, ingredient, integrant, item, makings, part, part and parcel, specialty …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fixings — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pl. ingredients (see composition). II (Roget s IV) pl.n. Syn. components, constituents, accompaniments, trimmings; see accessories , ingredients …   English dictionary for students

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