Etymology
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fillip (v.)

mid-15c., philippen "to flip something with the fingers, snap the fingers," possibly of imitative origin. As a noun, from 1520s, fyllippe.

updated on October 06, 2010

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Definitions of fillip from WordNet

fillip (n.)
anything that tends to arouse;
his approval was an added fillip
Synonyms: bonus
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