/ (fænˈtuːʃ) /
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Scot pretentious; ostentatious
ALL IN FAVO(U)R OF THIS BRITISH VS. AMERICAN ENGLISH QUIZ
There's an ocean of difference between the way people speak English in the US vs. the UK. Are your language skills up to the task of telling the difference? Let's find out!
Question 1 of 7
True or false? British English and American English are only different when it comes to slang words.
Word Origin for fantoosh
C20: origin uncertain but perhaps from French fantoche or Italian fantoccino puppet
Words nearby fantoosh
Fanti, Fantin-Latour, fantoccini, fantod, fantom, fantoosh, fan tracery, Fanum Fortunae, fan vault, fan vaulting, fanweed
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