Meaning of “fed up” in the English Dictionary

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"fed up" in British English

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fed upadjective [ after verb ]

uk /ˌfed ˈʌp/ us /ˌfed ˈʌp/ informal

B2 bored, annoyed, or disappointed, especially by something that you have experienced for too long:

I'm fed up with my job.
He got fed up with all the travelling he had to do.

More examples

  • I'm fed up with cleaning up after you all the time.
  • Residents are fed up with the disturbance caused by the nightclub.
  • I'm fed up with them mucking me about and cancelling our arrangements.
  • I'm a bit fed up with Paul at the moment.
  • I was a bit lonely and fed up at the time and she took me under her wing.

(Definition of “fed up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fed up" in American English

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fed upadjective

us /ˈfed ˈʌp/ infml

annoyed or disgusted by something that you have experienced for too long:

I’m just fed up with his excuses for not getting his work done.

(Definition of “fed up” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)