Reverse Dictionary: FAU – FD


FAUCET – nouns
– FANSET a faucet …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– QUILL † a tap or faucet …1611
 
FAULT – adjectives
– TARRED WITH THE SAME BRUSH stained with the same or similar faults or obnoxious qualities, corrupt …1823
– TARRED WITH THE SAME STICK stained with the same or similar faults or obnoxious qualities, corrupt …1818
fault – nouns 
– AMISS † an error; a fault; a misdeed …L15
– BLAIN a fault; a blemish; a scar; discolouration of skin after a sore …Bk1911 Sc.
– BY-SLIP † a casual or trivial fault …1612
– CLINKER a mistake or fault, esp. a wrong note in music …US & Can. sl.
– CULP(E) † blameworthiness; guilt, sin, fault, blame …1377 
– DEFAULT † a failure in duty; a wrong act or deed; a fault, misdeed, offence …a1225
– GALL a fault, an imperfection; a defect in a tree …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– IMPERFECTIVE † an imperfection, a defect, a fault, a blemish …1601
– LAST † a fault, vice, sin; blame; also, a physical blemish …c1175
– MAR † a fault; a defect; an impediment …1551 obs. exc. Sc.
– OFFENCE †* a fault, a blemish …1567
– OFFENSION † hurt, injury, damage; displeasure, annoyance; what is offensive or causes disgust; wrong-doing, misdeed; fault …c1374
– TACHE † a moral spot or blemish; a fault or vice; a bad quality or habit …c1330
– VENIAL † a venial sin or offense; a light fault or error …c1380
– WANE †* lack, fault, defect …a1000
– WANT † a defect, failing, fault; a shortcoming …1592
fault – verbs
– BEEF to find fault with …Bk1904 Amer. college
– BELACK † to depreciate, to find fault with …a1555
– BEQUARREL † to quarrel with; to find fault with, to abuse …1624
– CABAL to quarrel, to dispute, to find fault with …Bk1898 Sc.
– CABBLE to find fault with in a querulous manner …1866 Sc.
– CHOUNTER, CHUNDER, CHUNNER, CHUNTER to mutter, to murmur; to grumble in a discontented or ill-tempered manner, to express discontent about trifles, to find fault, to complain incessantly; to have the last word in a matter …1599
​- EGG to tease, to annoy, to pester, to irritate; to importune, to find fault continually, to nag …1746 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– FIND A HAIR IN THE NECK to find fault with …1836 Sc.
– FRATCH to disagree, to quarrel, to dispute; to wrangle; to scold, to find fault with …1714 chiefly Eng. dial.
– HAG to complain, to find fault  …1806 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– HARM to dwell upon a trifling fault or misfortune, continually upbraiding the defaulter or sufferer …Bk1902 Sc.
– HAVE A CROW TO PLUCK WITH ANY ONE to have something disagreeable or awkward to settle with him; to have a matter of dispute, or something requiring explanation, to clear up; to have some fault to find with one …c1460
– HAVE A HAIR IN THE NECK to find fault with …1836 Sc.
– INCULP †* to find fault with; to accuse; to blame …1612
– MAG to scold, to complain, to find fault …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MOUSE to complain, to gripe, to find fault …1968 Amer. dial.
– NAG to scold, or find fault persistently …1846 sl.
– NAGGER to complain continually; to find fault with; to tease …1868 Eng. dial.
– NARG to keep grumbling and finding fault; to be peevish; to argue snappishly; to nag, to taunt …1824 Sc.
– NIRP to find fault; to nag ..1934 Sc. 
– PECK AT to nag at; to find fault with …1870 Amer. dial.
– PICK AT to quarrel with; to find fault; to complain …1899 Amer. dial.
– QUARREL to question, to call to account, to challenge; to find fault with, to rebuke; to object to …1709 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– READ OFF to scold; to find fault with …B1900 Eng. dial.
– RECKON ONE’S REAM PENNIES to confess one’s faults …Bk1903 sl.
– SAUCE to scold; to find fault with; to abuse …1882 Eng. dial.
– SAY BLACK IS THE WHITE OF A PERSON’S EYE * to find fault with a person …1742
– TAX to find fault with; to scold …1806 Sc.
– TICK to complain; to find fault …World War I Amer. sl.
– TWINK † to chastise; to blame; to find fault with …1747 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– UPBRAY † to upbraid; to reproach, reprove, or censure; to find fault with, to carp at …1581 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– UPTRIP to cause someone to make a mistake or commit a fault …1856 Amer. dial.
– YARM to scold; to speak ill-naturedly; to find fault, to grumble …1790 Eng. dial.
fault – phrases
– EVERY BEAN HAS ITS BLACK everyone has his faults or failings …a1624
 
FAULT-FINDER – person
– ARG a faultfinder …1968 Amer. dial.
– AZZALD an ill-tempered person; an habitual fault-finder …1881 Eng. dial.
– BARKER one who complains; a faultfinder …Bk1855
– BEEFER a whinger, a complainer, a grumbler, a faultfinder …1893 US sl.
– BELCHER a complainant or faultfinder …1931 US sl.
– BITCHER one who is always complaining or finding fault …1937 Amer. dial.
– BITCH QUEEN one who finds fault with everything; one who constantly complains; a spiteful shrew …Bk1972 homosexual sl. 
– CALLET a scold, a virago, a constant fault-finder; a quarrelsome person …1781 Eng. dial.
– GROUCH-BOX an irritable or grouchy person; a scolder; a mean, bad-tempered person; one who always finds fault; a complainer …1960 Amer. dial.
– GROUCH-POT an irritable or grouchy person; a scolder; a mean, bad-tempered person; one who always finds fault; a complainer …1968 Amer. dial.
– HENNY a person who is very particular or fussy; one who worries a lot about little things; a person who is always finding fault about unimportant things …1950 Amer. dial.
– KNOCKER a disparaging critic; a fault-finder; one who is addicted to captious criticism …1898 colloq., orig. US
– MAG a scold, a fault-finding woman …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MOANER a complainer or fault-finder; a whinger; a pessimist …1628 colloq.
– MOME  a carping critic; a querulous fault-finding person  …1563
– MOMIST † a fault-finder …1597
– MOMUS * a person who habitually grumbles or finds fault; a querulous person; a carping critic …a1586
– MOMUSITE  a supposed follower of Momus (the Greek god of censure and ridicule, who was banished from Olympus for his criticisms of the gods); a person who habitually grumbles or finds fault; a carping critic …1655 nonce word
– NAG a person who finds fault or complains habitually …1885
– NATTER a fault-finder …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NICK-PICKER a nit-picker; one who finds faults, however small or unimportant, everywhere they look …1970 Amer. dial.
– NIGMANIE a quarrelsome, hypercritical person; one who picks faults …1920 Sc. 
– NIGNAY a quarrelsome hypercritical person; one who picks faults …1920 Sc.
– PECKY a person who is always finding fault about unimportant things …1969 Amer. dial.
– PICK-FAULT † one who is ready to find fault; a censorious person …1546
– PICK-MOTE † one who draws attention to trivial faults in others …1549
– PICK-POT a person who is always finding fault about unimportant things …1965 Amer. dial.
– QUARRELOUR one who reproves or rebukes; a faultfinder …1825 Sc.
– SCRAE an ill-natured, fault-finding person …Bk1904 Sc.
– SMELLFUNGUS a discontented person; a grumbler; a faultfinder …1807-8
– SNARLER an ill-tempered, grumbling, or fault-finding person …1634
– TAXER † one who finds fault, accuses, or censures; one who blames …1601
– YOWPER a fault-finder …Bk1873 Eng. dial.
 
FAULT-FINDING – adjectives
– BLAMEFUL conveying blame or censure; blaming, fault-finding …c1386
– CARNAPTIOUS irritable, ill-tempered, quarrelsome, fault-finding …1890 Sc. & Irish
– OWLY complaining, finding fault …1965 Amer. dial.
– PICKETY fussy, particular, fault-finding, hypercritical …1966 Amer. dial.
– PICK-FAULT † fault-finding …1565
– QUARRELLOUS † quarrelsome, contentious; fault-finding …1556
– QUARRELSOME faultfinding, given to contradiction, litigious …Bk1905 Sc.
– QUERULENTIAL †* querulous; fault-finding; complaining, prone to making complaints …1786  
​- SNIFFY scornful, disdainful; haughtily fastidious; fault-finding …1871 sl.
– SNIFTY disdainful, haughty, fault-finding; petty, mean …1871 Amer. sl.
– SNOOKY critical, fault-finding …1910s Aust. sl.
– SNUFFY annoyed, displeased, ready to take offense, touchy; sulky, angry, vexed, fault-finding; unpleasant, disagreeable …1678
– TEMPERED finding fault, complaining …1969 Amer. dial.
– TICKY finding fault, complaining …1894 Amer. dial.
fault-finding – nouns
– NARG continual grumbling, importuning, or fault-finding; peevish wrangling …1866 Sc.
– THROUGH-THE-MUIR a quarrel, contention; a fault-finding …1871 Sc.
– THROUGH-THE-WUD-LADDIE a quarrel, contention; a fault-finding …1824 Sc.
– YARKING incessant fault-finding …Bk1905 Sc.
 
FAULTINESS – nouns
– NAUGHTINESS † deficiency, faultiness …1641 Eng. dial.
 
FAULTLESS – adjectives
– ACE-FLAT first-rate, faultless …1941 Amer. sl.
– ACE-HIGH preeminent, first in favour or esteem; first-rate; faultless; absolute …1885 US sl.
– ACES-HIGH preeminent, first in favour or esteem; first-rate; faultless; absolute …1885 US sl.
– DEFAULTLESS †* faultless …1340
– FREELESS †* blameless, faultless, flawless …c1400 
– LACKLESS † without fault or blame; faultless, blameless …1377
– LASTLESS † blameless, faultless …c1225
– TACHELESS †* stainless, faultless …a1300
 
FAULTY – adjectives
– BUM of low quality; bad; inferior; unsatisfactory; faulty  …1859 sl., orig. US
– DEFAULTIVE † deficient, faulty, remiss …a1400
– DEFAULTY † faulty, defective; in fault …c1440
– EUCHRED exhausted, destitute, faulty …L19 Aust. sl.
– FALTIVE † faulty …1722 Sc.
– FAULTED having faults of character, faulty …1608
– FAULTFUL faulty, culpable …1591
– FAULTIVE † faulty …1496
– FAULTSOME full of faults, faulty …1891
– IMPARFIT faulty; vicious …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– IMPERFECT † positively faulty, vicious, evil …1377
– IMPERFECTIOUS †* full of imperfection, imperfect, faulty …1594
– NAUGHTY † inherently bad or faulty …1554
– TANTABOMING faulty; crooked; out of place …1889 Eng. dial.
– TANTERBOMING faulty; crooked; out of place …1889 Eng. dial.
faulty – nouns
– ILL, THE † that which is faulty or erroneous; the wrong side in an argument …c1330
– NAUGHTINESS † the state or condition of being bad, faulty, or defective in some respect …1550
 
FAUX PAS – nouns
– BREAK an error, blunder or mistake, often in a social situation; an inappropriate act or word, a faux pas …1884 Amer. dial.
– CLANGER a faux pas, a mistake, esp. one that attracts attention …1948 Aust. sl.
– FOX PASS a faux pas …Bk1934 college sl.
faux pas – verbs
– DROP A CLANGER to make a social faux pas, to make a mistake that attracts attention …1958 sl.
 
FAVOUR – adjectives  (also see CURRY FAVOUR)
– IN DUTCH out of favour …1851 sl., orig. US
– IN ONE’S BAD BOOKS out of favour …1861
– IN ONE’S GOOD BOOKS adj. in favour …1839
– OFFSIDE out of favour, in bad favour with …1910s Aust. & NZ sl.
– ON THE COAT out of favour …1940s Aust. sl.
– ON THE OUTER out of favour …1928 Aust. sl.
– VENAL of support, favour, etc.: that may be bought or obtained for a price; ready to be given in return for some reward without regard for higher principles …1652
favour – nouns 
– ADSPIRATION † gracious or favouring breath; favour, patronage …1532
– BENEFICE 1. † a good deed, kindness, favour …1340
2. † favourable influence or operation; advantage, favour, protection, benefit …1424
– BENEFICIE †* benefit, beneficial influence, favour …c1449
– BENEFIT a kind deed, a kindness; a favour, a gift …1377 arch.
– BENIGNITY a kindly or generous deed; a kindness, a favour bestowed …c1534
– BROWNIE POINT favour in the eyes of another, esp. as gained by sycophantic or servile behaviour …1944 orig. US
– CREDIT CARD a favour owed …1985 US sl.
– DO-RIGHT a favour …1986 US sl.
– HUS(S) a favour …1971 US Vietnam war usage
– HUZ a favour …1971 US Vietnam war usage
– OBLIGEMENT a kindness, service, favour …1878 Sc. & N. Ireland
– ORE † grace, favour, mercy, pity, clemency …a1000
– PULL influence; special power or favour; clout …1886 Amer. sl.
– SOLID a favour …1973 US sl.
– UTRALITY † tendency to favour both sides, inclination towards either party …1642 nonce word
– VENALITY readiness to give support or favour in return for profit or reward; prostitution of talent or principles for mercenary considerations; ability to be bribed …a1683
favour – person
– ANGEL a person who will exert influence or do favours on behalf of another …1942-49 Amer. prison & police sl.
– EASTER BUNNY a benefactor; someone who does a favour …1990s US college sl.
– NOD-GUY a yes-man; an employee whose main function is to endorse his employer’s decisions and opinions …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
favour – verbs 
– BUNG SOMEONE A TOFFEE to do someone a favour …1940s sl.
– CRAWL to buy favours …Amer. World War I sl.
– DOG-BEHIND to beg for a favour …2003 Trinidad and Tobago usage
– EAT CHEESE to ingratiate oneself; to bring oneself into the favour or good graces of another …1970 Amer. dial.
– FAVOURISH †* to bring into favour with; to favour …1490
– FAVOURIZE † to support, to encourage; to favour, to treat with partiality …1585
– IMPATRONIZE † to patronize, to favour …1629
– PUT THE ACID ON to ask for money or some favour …20C Eng. sl.
– TURN THE SCALE(S) to decide in favour of one side or faction; to determine the outcome 
 
FAVOURABLE – adjectives
– AFFECTIONATE † well affected, kindly inclined, favourable …1543
– BENIGNANT of things: favourable, beneficial …1790
– BOON † advantageous, fortunate, favourable …LME
– BUXOM † gracious, indulgent, favourable; obliging, amiable, courteous, affable, kindly …1362
– FAIN † well-disposed, favourable …c1205
– FAUTIVE †* tending to favour, favourable …1667
– FAVONIAN pert. to the west wind;  hence, favourable, gentle, propitious …1656
– FURTHERLY † adapted to further; favourable …a1535 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– ODDS-ON favourable, sure to win …1898 US sl.
– PUFFY very favourable; adulatory …1980s Amer. sl.
– TIDY lucky, favourable …1800 Eng. dial.
– WHITE * propitious, favourable; auspicious, fortunate, happy …1614 arch.
favourable – nouns 
– ADVANTAGE † a time of vantage, a favourable occasion, an opportunity, a ‘chance’ …c1386
– CATBIRD SEAT a prominent or especially favourable position …1943 Amer. dial.
– COCUM, COKUM, KOCUM, KOKUM  advantageous or favourable circumstances; luck …1851 sl. 
– RAVE a favourable opinion or comment …1926 orig. US
– SUNSHINE a favourable or gracious influence …a1596
– TIDE a suitable, favourable, or proper time or occasion; season; opportunity …c888 arch.
favourable – person
– TIDE-WAITER one who waits for a favourable season …1841
– TIME-WAITER one who awaits a favourable turn of events …1859
favourable – verbs 
– BE ON A GOOD WICKET to be in an advantageous or favourable position …1941
– COME FAIR † to become favourable …1665
– CUT BOTH WAYS to have both favourable and unfavourable aspects or implications …1706
– FALL ON ONE’S LEGS † to be lucky; to find oneself in a favourable or successful position, esp. by good fortune …1723
– GIVE SOMETHING A FAIR WIND to give something favourable treatment or attention …1923
– HEALD TO to incline to, to be favourable to …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LAUGH to be in a favourable position …1969 Aust. sl.
 
FAVOURABLY – adverbs
– BENIGNLY of things: genially, favourably, auspiciously …a1687
– FAIR † with good promise; promisingly, auspiciously, favourably, prosperously …1154
 
FAVOURED – adjectives
– ACES esteemed, well respected , favoured ,,,20C US sl.
– ACES-UP fine, preeminent; in high favour …1902 US
– FAIR-HAIRED specially favoured …1909 Amer. dial.
– FAVOURISHED † favoured …1556
– IN SOMEONE’S GOOD BOOKS in favour with someone
favoured – nouns 
– SINGULARITY † desire to be specially favoured …c1491
favoured – person 
– GOLDEN BOY a favoured male …1967 Aust. sl.
– GOLDEN GIRL a favoured woman …1992 Aust. sl.
– WHITE-HAIRED BOY a favoured or favourite man or boy; a pet …1869 Amer. dial.
 
FAVOURING – nouns
– FAVOUR †* the act of favouring; patronage of an object …1692
 
FAVOURITE – adjectives
– CRACK favourite; also, celebrated, famous …1835 Amer. sl.
– FAV favourite …1930s sl., orig. US
– FAVE favourite …1938 sl., orig. US
– WHITE * of a person: precious; dear, beloved, favourite …c1460
favourite – nouns 
– AGATE, THE the favourite, the most admired …20C Aust. sl.
– BEST-GOODEST a favourite …1948 Amer. dial.
– DART one’s fancy or favourite …L19 Aust. sl.
– EVERGREEN a perennial favourite, esp. a song …1940s Amer. sl.
– FAV a favourite …1930s sl., orig. US
– FAVE a favourite …1938 orig. US
– GLASSY, THE the favourite, the most admired …20C Aust. sl.
– GLASSY AGATE, THE the favourite, the most admired …20C Aust. sl.
– GLASSY ALLEY, THE the favourite, the most admired …20C Aust. sl.
– FAVE RAVE a favourite piece of music, film, musician, etc. …1967 sl., orig. US
favourite  – person
– A1 a first-class person; the best; the favourite …M19 sl. 
– ALIE a pet, a favourite …Bk1898 Sc.
– BENJAMIN the youngest, and consequently, favourite, son of a family …1913
– BLUE-EYED BOY a favoured or favourite man or boy …1924 Amer. sl.
– CANDY a showy, stylish person; a dandy; a fine fellow; a favourite …1935 Amer. dial.
– DAUTIE, DAWTIE, DAWTY a person caressed or indulged; a darling, a pet, a favourite; a term of affection …1676 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DEARLING † a darling, a pet, a favourite …1715
– DILLING † a child born when the parents are old; a darling or favourite child, a pet; the youngest of the family, the last born; a term of endearment …1584 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– EYE-APPLE * a favourite or cherished person …1549
– EYEBALL(S) someone precious or dear; one’s favourite person …1952 Amer. dial.
– FAIR-HAIRED BOY a favoured or favourite man or boy; one who can, in supportive eyes, do no wrong …1909 Amer. sl.
– FANCY-MAN a favourite or favoured fellow; a best friend …1821 Amer. sl., esp. nautical usage
– FAVOUR † the object of favour; a favourite …1387
– FEDDLE, FEDILL † one who is made much of; a pet, a favourite, a darling …a1400-50
– LITTLE SOCK  a favourite child or young pet …1869
– MAIN MELLOW one’s most favoured person, usually a lover or most intimate same-sex friend …1920s sl., orig. US
– MAIN PIECE one’s most favoured person, usually a lover or most intimate same-sex friend …1920s sl., orig. US
– MAIN SQUEEZE one’s most favoured person, usually a lover or most intimate same-sex friend; a close friend; a sweetheart; a favourite sexual partner …1920s sl., orig. US
– MAM’S FOUT the mother’s favourite child; a spoiled, petted child …Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MAM’S PET the mother’s favourite child; a spoiled, petted child …1721 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MINNIE’S-BAIRN the mother’s favourite …Bk1903 Sc.  
– MINNIE’S-DAWTIE the mother’s favourite …Bk1903 Sc.  
– MINNOCK a favourite, or darling …Bk1848
– MOPPET a baby; a young child, esp. a girl; a darling, a favourite, a pet; often as a term of endearment …1601
– MOTHER’S DARLING a favoured or favourite child; also one who is excessively influenced by, or attached to, his mother …1592
– NESTLE-BIRD n. the youngest child of a family; a pet, a favourite; one who is fond of staying at home …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NESTLE-BUB the youngest child of a family; a pet, a favourite; one who is fond of staying at home …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NESTLE-COCK the youngest child of a family; a pet, a favourite; one who is fond of staying at home …1691 Eng. dial.
– NUMBER-ONE SQUEEZE one’s most favoured person, usually a lover or most intimate same-sex friend …1920s sl., orig. US
– POSSUM BABY a favourite child …1991 Amer. dial.
– SAMMY a term of endearment; a favourite …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SOCK a favourite child or young pet …1840
– SON OF A WHITE HEN a fortunate person or thing; a favourite child …1540
– WHITE-HAIRED BOY a favoured or favourite man or boy; a pet …1869 Amer. dial.
– WHITE HEN’S CHICKEN a mother’s favourite …1974
– WHITE SON † a beloved or favourite son; a boy or man who is specially favoured or indulged …1539
favourite – verbs
– BE FIRST OARS WITH to be a favourite with …1774 colloq.
– FAVOURITIZE * to practice favouritism …1861
 
FAWN – verbs
– BEENGE to cringe, to fawn …Bk1911 Sc.
– BINGE to sneak, to cringe; to fawn; to bow …Bk1911 Sc. 
– CRUDLE to coax, fawn, or cringe; to shrink or cower with cold, fear, or pain …Bk1891 Eng. dial. 
– FEFNICUTE to fawn, to play the hypocrite; to speak fair to a person, but revile him to others …19C Eng. dial.
– GLAVER to fawn, to flatter, to deceive with flattery …c1400
– GREASE to flatter, to fawn upon …1965 Amer. dial.
– MIRD to make amorous advances; to coax, to fawn upon one …1829 Sc.  
– PAINT † to talk speciously; to feign; to fawn; to flatter or deceive with specious words …c1430
– PENNY-DOG to follow persistently; to fawn on; to pester; to toady, to curry favour …1914 Amer. dial.
– PENNY-FEIST to follow persistently; to fawn on; to pester; to toady, to curry favour …1939 Amer. dial.
– TOAD-EAT to flatter, to fawn upon a person; to toady …1766
 
FAWNING – adjectives
– INHOLDING selfish; fawning, cringing, given to flattery …1871 Sc.
– MIRDING coaxing, fawning …1868 Sc.  
– OBSEQUIOUS unduly or servilely compliant; ignobly submissive; manifesting or characterized by servile complaisance; fawning, cringing, sycophantic …1602
– OLEAGINOUS ‘smooth’ in behaviour or in speech; subservient, compliant,; bland, soothing, insinuating, fawning …1859
– QUEEVERLY fawning; hypocritical …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
fawning – nouns
– BOOT a fawning or subservient action or remark; an effort to curry favour …1908 Amer. dial.
– FAWN † an act of fawning; a servile cringe, a wheedling courtesy …1590
fawning – person (includes FAWNER)
– BOOTKISSER a flattering, fawning, obsequious person; a toady …1966 Amer. dial.
– BOOTLICK a flattering, fawning, obsequious person; a toady, a sycophant; one who tries to curry favour …1849 Amer. dial.
– COGGER a false flatterer or fawner …1611
– CRINGELING * a cringing creature; a servile flatterer; a fawner …a1693
– LICKSPIT a contemptible, fawning person; a servile flatterer or toady …1620
– LICK-SPITTLE a mean or abject parasite, sycophant, or toady; a servile flatterer; a contemptible, detestable, or fawning person …1796
– PLEASE-MAN †* one who tries to please men; an officious or servile person who courts favour; a sycophantic and servile fawner …1588
– QUEEMER a toady, a sycophant, a fawning person …1880 Sc.
– SPANIEL a submissive, cringing, or fawning person …1598
– TOAD-EATER a fawning flatterer; a parasite, a sycophant, a toady …1742
 
FAZE – adjectives
– BLUFF to faze, to disconcert someone; to totally embarrass somebody and throw him off balance …1967 Amer. dial.
– FEAZE to vex, to trouble, to faze …1851 Amer. dial.
– FEEZE to vex, to trouble, to faze …1851 Amer. dial.
– PHEEZE to vex, to trouble, to faze …1851 Amer. dial.