Definition of fillip noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fillip

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈfɪləp//
     
    [usually singular]fillip (to/for something)(formal)
     
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  1. 1a thing or person that causes something to improve suddenly synonym boost
  2. 2 A drop in interest rates gave a welcome fillip to the housing market.
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