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all the fixings
1. All the trimmings, condiments, or accompaniments that are desired or considered standard for a particular dish. Often spelled or pronounced colloquially as "fixins" or "fixin's." My mom said she'd cook a big ham with all the fixings for Christmas dinner. Wow, an eight-ounce steak and all the fixin's for $15? That's a heck of a deal!
2. All of the accessories or decorations desired or considered standard for a particular kind of outfit. I managed to find a fantastic tuxedo with all the fixins at a local vintage shop. I just think it's a bit silly spending so much money on a dress and all the fixings if you're only going to wear it once.
See also: all
fixing to (do something)
Preparing to do something. "Fixin'" can also be used. We were fixing to go out to dinner, but then the baby got sick. I'm fixin' to mow the lawn, that's why I have my overalls on.
See also: fix
fixing to die
Nearing death; likely to die. That patient isn't doing well at all—I think he's fixing to die.
fixin(g) to do something
Rur. getting ready to do something; getting ready to start something. I'm fixin' to go to the store. Need anything?
See also: fixin
with all the fixin's (or fixings)
Rur. with all the condiments or other dishes that accompany a certain kind of food. For $12.99 you get a turkey dinner with all the fixings. Max likes his hamburgers with all the fixin's.
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fixing to dieand FTD
preparing to die. (Hospital jocular, cruel word play.) Yes, he’s going. FTD. Circling the drain. Bed 205 is fixin’ to die. Call the family.