[ foo-fuh-raw ]
/ ˈfu fəˌrɔ /
a great fuss or disturbance about something very insignificant.
an excessive amount of decoration or ornamentation, as on a piece of clothing, a building, etc.
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Origin of foofaraw
First recorded in 1930–35; origin uncertain
Words nearby foofaraw
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