- In adverbial or predicative function the superlative may also be et faste.
- Alternative spelling of .
- Mi cyaan ketch yuh. Yuh too fass fi mi.
- I can't catch up to you. You're too fast for me.
- nosy; inquisitive
- 2008, Jennifer Keane-Dawes, “Dear Jamaica: Living among the dead”, in The Jamaica Gleaner:
- “Mabel: "Gladys, nuh seh me fass. But wah mek yu fallah Ivan gone lib ova da cemetery?" […] ”
- Mabel: "Gladys, please don't think I'm being inquisitive. But why did you decide to go live in the cemetery with Ivan? […]
- Yuh too fass. Yuh fi stay outta people business.
- You're too nosy. Don't get involved in other people's affairs.
- meddle in others' affairs
- 2010, Jennifer M. Keane-Dawes, Dear Jamaica: Expressions of Indigenous Knowledge, →ISBN, page 31:
- “Tek Iris who fa love now, is fe fass inna people bisniss. Suh everytime people see him a shoob een him hearing aid an a tep like cock chicken a come, dem know fe tikya. […] ”
- For example, there's Iris who loves to meddle in other people's affairs. Whenever people see her putting her hearing aid in, walking over like a rooster, they know they need to be careful. […]
- Wah mek yuh a fass inna di people dem business?
- Why are you meddling in the people's affairs?
- Miss May always a fass inna people business.
- Ms. May is always meddling in other people's affairs.
- ^ Richard Allsopp (main editor), Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage, 2003 (reprint by The University of the West Indies Press, originally 1996 by Oxford University Press), ISBN 9789766401450 (originally ISBN-10: 976-640-145-4), page 225