foofaraw
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1934 1. frills and flashy finery 2. a disturbance or to-do over a trifle ; fuss

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  • foofaraw — ☆ foofaraw [fo͞o′fə rô΄ ] n. [altered < Fr fanfaron, a swaggering < Sp fanfarrón: see FANFARONADE] Slang 1. unnecessary things added for show; frills 2. stir or fuss over something trivial …   English World dictionary

  • foofaraw — /fooh feuh raw /, n. 1. a great fuss or disturbance about something very insignificant. 2. an excessive amount of decoration or ornamentation, as on a piece of clothing, a building, etc. [1930 35; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • foofaraw — noun a) Overly excessive or flashy ornamentation or decoration. b) A fuss over something of little importance …   Wiktionary

  • foofaraw — Synonyms and related words: ado, agitation, bluster, bother, bravery, brawl, broil, brouhaha, cacophony, chaos, chiffon, clinquant, coil, commotion, disturbance, dither, donnybrook, donnybrook fair, dustup, ebullition, embroilment, fanaticism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • foofaraw — n. great fuss over an unimportant issue, much ado about nothing; excessive amount of decoration, flashy ornamentation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foofaraw —    See fofarraw …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • foofaraw — foo·fa·raw …   English syllables

  • foofaraw — foo•fa•raw [[t]ˈfu fəˌrɔ[/t]] n. 1) a fuss about something very insignificant 2) an excessive amount of decoration • Etymology: 1930–35; orig. uncert …   From formal English to slang

  • foofaraw — …   Useful english dictionary

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