EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FILLIP
And doubtless some break in the monotony gives a fillip of pleasure.
It was just a fillip to my enjoyment, as I looked on and off my page alternately.
He has given a fillip to existence, loath as I am to acknowledge it.
Corrupting a Legislature is not something a man may do with a fillip of his finger and thumb.
She knew that it wanted but this fillip to carry her through.
Eat, drink, play; all other human joys are not worth a fillip.'
And the baron with a fillip of the finger made this toy whirl round.
The common parent was given a fillip of a contemptuous thumb and finger.
Vaucorbeil watched him, then, with a fillip, knocked off his cap.
A fillip to the wheel of her fate was given as she and Ellis went up the hill.
mid-15c., philippen "to flip something with the fingers, snap the fingers," possibly of imitative origin. As a noun, from 1520s, fyllippe.