fed up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “fed up” in the English Dictionary

"fed up" in British English

See all translations

fed upadjective [after verb]

uk   us   informal
B2 bored, ​annoyed, or ​disappointed, ​especially by something that you have ​experienced for too ​long: I'm ​fed up with my ​job. He gotfed up with all the ​travelling he had to do.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

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

"fed up" in American English

See all translations

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)
Translations of “fed up”
in Arabic سَئم, مُتْخَم…
in Korean 지긋지긋한…
in Portuguese farto, cheio…
in Catalan fart…
in Japanese 飽き飽きした…
in Chinese (Simplified) 厌倦的, 厌烦的, 失望的…
in Turkish bıkmış, bıkkın, usanmış…
in Russian сытый по горло…
in Chinese (Traditional) 厭倦的, 厭煩的, 失望的…
in Italian stufo, scocciato…
in Polish znudzony, ≈ mieć dość…
What is the pronunciation of fed up?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More