fixin


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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.
See also: die, fix

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.
See also: all

fixing to die

and 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.
See also: die, fix
References in classic literature ?
"Miss Lucy, I know I ain't good enough to regulate the fixin's of your little shoes, but I guess if you wait till you find a man that is you will go join them seven young women with the lamps when you quit.
He calls 'em vain oaths, and pounds me; but ef I could say what you said 'baout your pap an' his fixin's, I'd say that 'baout your dollars.
These gimlets and wedges were what he used for fixin' doors.
Founded in 1977 in Charlotte, N.C., Bojangles'[R] serves menu items such as made-from-scratch biscuit breakfast sandwiches, delicious hand-breaded bone-in chicken, flavorful fixin's (sides) and Legendary Iced Tea[R].
Other companies donating time and resources for the shelter include Complete Heating and Air, A&A Fire, Patriot Concrete, Tharp Plumbing, H&W Electrical, Maddox Plumbing, Lowes, Home Depot, Fixin It for Christ/Amazing Grace Church, Metrocon Concrete, Robert C.
Caption: Here's all the fixin's for Tank's favorite .45 Colt hunting load--vintage Lyman 454424 mold, 2400 powder and Winchester Large Pistol primers.
Meanwhile, Long Island aficionados who long for another trip to the Fixin's Bar eagerly await the return of Roys.
Donaldson's long-time fans will remember his hit "Drive That Rig To Glory" (GrAMM / IRDA - that made it to Billboard's Hot Country 100 singles chart), and they can look forward to hearing a re-make on the CD with a Nashville-driven rhythm section and all the country fixin's.
Sis is in the kitchen, it's super scran she's fixin Hope it's deep fried chicken, it's really finger lickin.
Stylistic choices, especially in the dialogue, bring a sense of place to the novel: there are plenty of "y'alls," "fixin's," and "chiquitas" to go around.
I also learned a new abbreviation that I don't plan to use in my charting: FTD (Fixin to Die), definitely the patients in need of the Rapid Response Team!
SAM WYLIE-HARRIS recommends some plush pinots to celebrate National Pinot Noir Day (August 18) BURGUNDY FIXIN Michel Magnien 2013, Burgundy, France (PS23.99, www.waitrosecellar.com).
Sam Wylie-Harris recommends some plush pinots to celebrate National Pinot Noir Day on August 18 | Fixin Michel Magnien 2013, Burgundy, France (PS23.99, www.waitrosecellar.com) From the lesser-known village of Fixin north of Gevrey-Chambertin, this plush pinot has beautiful depth and structure, with powerful floral aromas, and a generous, silky texture with vegetal notes, ripe tannins and a seriously long, impressive finish.
BURGUNDY Fixin Michel Magnien 2013, Burgundy, France (PS23.99, www.waitrosecellar.com) From the lesser-known village of Fixin north of Gevrey-Chambertin, this plush pinot has beautiful depth and structure, with powerful floral aromas, and a generous, silky texture with vegetal notes, ripe tannins and a seriously long, impressive finish.