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Colourful extracts from Wiktionary. Slang, vulgarities, profanities, slurs, interjections, colloquialisms and more.


fuck juice
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) Any fluid produced as part of sexual intercourse, such as semen.
    • 1974, Jay Alpert, Stick It In! Ollie held the boot with one hand and smeared the sticky fuck juices with his other over the boot.
    • 2004, Penthouse International, Penthouse Uncensored IV Without waiting for me to speak she continued, "All this talk about orgasms and giving head has me so hot that my fuck juice is running down the inside of...
    • 2006, Johnny Hansen, Truckers: True Gay Erotica I felt his cock press against me, still hard, dripping the last of its fuck juice. The pleasure from my cock ran through my body like a bolt of electricity.
fuck knows etymology Probably a shortening of "who the fuck knows"
phrase: {{head}}
  1. (idiomatic, vulgar, followed by a wh-clause) I don't know; nobody knows; it is unclear. Fuck knows what we'll do now the car's broken down.
Synonyms: God knows, who knows
fuck-knuckle Alternative forms: fuckknuckle, fuck knuckle, fucknuckle (misconstruction)
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang, pejorative, AU, NZ) An idiot.
    • 1986 June 12, Richard Martins, The Cinch (Random House Publishing Group), page 95: That little fuck-knuckle is into me for eighteen dimes, plus interest
    • 1998 April 21, Justin Downey, “Re: rachel is awful cute!”, alt.nuke.the.USA, aus.flame.usa{{,}} and alt.flame: Typical septic. Can't understand why the rest of the world thinks he's a fuck-knuckle.
    • 2002 January, Michael Cordoni, Peaches & Snitches: A Novel (Writers Club Press), page 136: “Cool your jets, fuck-knuckle. I've been getting an anus beating all day and I'm preparing for a federal raping tomorrow because of you two freaks...”
    • 2002 April, Terry O’Farrell, Behind Enemy Lines: An Australian SAS soldier in Vietnam (Allen & Unwin Proprietary), page 12: ‘Right fuck-knuckle, get into those dixies over there,’ ordered the crazy-eyed shit posing as a cook, but more closely resembling a human hog.
fuckless etymology fuck + less
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) Devoid of sexual intercourse.
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fuck like a mink Alternative forms: fuck like minks
verb: {{head}}
  1. (simile, vulgar) To be extremely amorous while copulating
    • 1979, Warren Murphy, Frank Stevens, Atlantic City, page 209 "She's a really sweet girl, kind and honest and decent, and all of her clients tell me that she fucks like a mink." "With that endorsement and the boots and the whips, maybe I should give her a try."
    • 2006, John Ringo, Kildar "...But, for general info, she'd just as gladly slide a knife in as anything else. Don't let her fool you. On the other hand, she can fuck like a mink. Have fun. I'll take Bambi any day."
    • 2011, Carolyn Briggs, Higher Ground: A Memoir of Salvation Found and Lost “You fuck like a mink,” Eric told me one night in his sister's bedroom. His parents were out of town, and Eric and I had the run of the house.
fuck like rabbits
verb: {{en-verb}}
  1. (vulgar, simile) To have copious amounts of sex. exampleHell, man, my girlfriend and I fuck like rabbits. It's great.
fuckload etymology fuck〈large amount〉 + load
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) An indeterminate but large number. We're getting a fuckload of complaints about that product.
Synonyms: (large number) shedload, shitload
related terms:
  • fuck
  • fuckwad
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) someone with considerable sexual prowess
Synonyms: sex machine
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) A fuckbuddy, a friend with whom one has casual sex without commitments.
Synonyms: See also .
  • no strings attached
fuck me
interjection: {{en-interj}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) An expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration, or of dismay at undesired events happening to oneself. Oh, fuck me! I forgot to pay that parking ticket; now they want me to appear in court!
  2. Used other than as an idiom: fuck, me
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. (vulgar, taboo, slang) Alluring and seductive; sexually exciting. He really liked seeing her wearing her red fuck-me pumps.
  • fuck-me is most commonly used to modify terms for articles of attire, especially footwear ("shoes", "pumps", "boots"), but also clothing ("outfit", "shorts", "dress"), "perfume", etc.
fuckmobile etymology fuck + mobile
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) A vehicle in which people have sexual intercourse.
    • 1995, Judith Gould, Too Damn Rich: ...we don't always have to make it in this..." She gestured around. "...this damn fuckmobile!"
    • 1997, Mark Jacobson, Everyone and no one: I ate Starr in the back of the Chevy Suburban that Jimmy Dime had so delicately dubbed the fuckmobile.
    • 2006, Gerald Everett Jones, My Inflatable Friend: The Confessions of Rollo Hemphill: Oh, you Brits, you stuck-up, hedonistic hypocrites—you built a banker's fuckmobile!
    • 2007, George Crile, Charlie Wilson's War: "We called it the fuckmobile," he recalls fondly today. "It had over three hundred thousand miles on it and was all souped up to look like a Lincoln Zephyr—like a gangster car. So I said, 'What's wrong with the car?'"
fucknuckle etymology From fuck-knuckle.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (Australia, New Zealand, vulgar, slang, pejorative) misconstruction of fuck-knuckle
    • 2005, Tony Martin, Lolly Scramble: A Memoir of Little Consequence, [http//|%22fucknuckles%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=VaRYT7KvOsaTiQenlbDLDQ&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22fucknuckle%22|%22fucknuckles%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false unnumbered page], While we′re all sitting here having toxins pumped from our bodies, we are kept supplied with magazines about Hollywood fucknuckles who are voluntarily having botulism syringed into theirs.
    • 2009, Nick Ireland, The Popondetta Butterfly, [http//|%22fucknuckles%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=pJxYT-2kE6O0iQf1yp2iDQ&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22fucknuckle%22|%22fucknuckles%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 126], ‘Whaddya want mate?’ he hiccupped as he concentrated on making his initials. ‘It′s Michael Rowe to you fucknuckle.’
    • 2011, Gemma Burgess, A Girl Like You, [http//|%22fucknuckles%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=pJxYT-2kE6O0iQf1yp2iDQ&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22fucknuckle%22|%22fucknuckles%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false unnumbered page], ‘I go out four motherfucking nights a week. I am in bars and parties and I′m not obese or revoltingly ugly. And yet I cannot meet a decent man. It′s just fucknuckle after fucknuckle, time after time...’
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (rare, vulgar, pejorative) idiot
fuck nugget
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar, derogatory) An objectionable person.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (pejorative, vulgar, rare, slang) A very stupid or annoy person.
fucko etymology fuck + o
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) insulting term of address.
    • 1990, : Jimmy Conway: Come on fuckos, let's go for a ride!
fuck off
verb: {{en-verb}}
  1. (idiomatic, intransitive, extremely, vulgar, dismissal) To go to hell, to disappear, go away or to screw oneself. I wish you'd just fuck off.
  2. (idiomatic, transitive, vulgar, transitive) To annoy, irritate. It really fucks me off when you do that.
  3. (idiomatic, intransitive, vulgar) To fritter; to fuck around.
  4. (idiomatic, intransitive, vulgar) To die or leave unexpectedly. He fucked off.
  5. Used other than as an idiom: fuck, off
interjection: {{en-interj}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) Go away! Get lost!
  2. (vulgar, slang) Expression of disagreement or disbelief. Fuck off! You are joking, aren't you?
Synonyms: See also
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) Dissuasively or intimidatingly large; massive. (Often used after "big" making it redundant) "Obviously he didn't notice the fuck-off sign telling him to use the detour." Link gets Zelda carrying a big fuck-off sword.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) An act of trickery
fuck over
verb: {{en-verb}}
  1. (idiomatic, transitive, vulgar) To cheat or treat unfairly.
  • overfuck
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) a bedroom, especially one used for sexual intercourse
fuckpole etymology From an analogy referring to the penis as a pole used for fucking (or coitus).
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar, idiomatic) a man's penis
    • 1999', Fabio Cleto, Camp, page 254 'Oh, yeah, slick it up, stud, get that big fuckpole ready to do that fine piece a favor.
Synonyms: (penis) see
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (pejorative, vulgar, slang) A stupid person.
fuckroom etymology fuck + room
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (rare, vulgar, slang) bedroom or any room used for fornication
Synonyms: fornicatorium
fuckshit etymology fuck + shit
interjection: {{en-interj}}
  1. (vulgar) an expression of anger
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang, pejorative) an imbecile or other undesirable person
  • fuck this, shitfuck
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (rare, vulgar) A brothel.
fuck someone over
verb: {{head}}
  1. (idiomatic, vulgar) to exploit somebody in a way which results in an advantage to oneself, at the cost of the other party gaining a considerable disadvantage. He really fucked me over when he sold me that car for $3,000.
fuck someone up
verb: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar) To cause significant physical damage to someone's body (especially, in a fight)
    • {{quote-song }} Shame on a nigga who try to run game on a nigga Wu buck wild with the trigger! Shame on a nigga who try to run game on a nigga I'll fuck your ass up!
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  2. (vulgar) To cause significant harm to someone psychologically or non-physically.
    • 1971, , “”: They fuck you up, your mum and dad. They may not mean to, but they do. They fill you with the faults they had And add some extra, just for you.
    • {{quote-song }} He'll fuck you up, yes, God will fuck you up If you dare to disobey His stern command. He'll fuck you up, don't you know He'll fuck you up? So you better do some prayin' while you can.
  3. (vulgar) To cause someone to make a big mistake.
fucksore Alternative forms: fuck sore etymology fuck + sore.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) A genital abrasion as a result of an STD, typically from a herpes virus.
    • 2001, Ursula K. Le Guin, Todd Barton, Margaret Chodos-Irvine, Always Coming Home, page 476 Venereal diseases — presumably varieties of syphilis and gonorrhea — were mostly called fucksores or foreigners' misery — the latter being fair enough, since none was endemic in the Valley.
    • 2010, Nick Cave, Death of Bunny Munro, link A seminaked schoolgirl with a biscuit-sized fucksore on the base of her spine, that turns out, wonderfully, to be a tattoo of a ribbon or a bow—'Gift wrapped,' yells Bunny. 'Can you believe it?
fuckspeak Alternative forms: Fuckspeak etymology fuck + speak
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) An aggressive manner of speech making frequent use of the word fuck and its derivatives. Bond traders are notorious for their use of fuckspeak.
related terms:
  • fuck
  • -speak
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) A spot or area that has been discolored by having absorbed substances produced during sexual intercourse, particularly vaginal fluid and semen.
  2. (vulgar) A contemptible person.
fuckstick etymology fuck + stick
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar slang) penis
    • 2010, Patrick Moseley, Locked in Closets and Other Fairy Tales, page 174 Give me five minutes in that storage closet, and I promise my fuckstick will do things to you that most American housewives only dream about.
    • 2008, Johnny Miles, A Stroke at Midnight, page 96 He leaned back suddenly, burying his fuckstick up to the hilt. He came with a long, loud grunt. I felt the underside of his shaft throb as he bathed the walls of my aching rectum with his dickjuice.
    • 2007, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Low Red Moon, page 44 You want to suck on my fuckstick, faggot?
    • 2006, William P. Singley, Bragg, page 174 “My fuckstick's got no conscience, man.”
    • 1998, Luke Davies, Candy Maybe I should have said, “I'm going to lick your little jackrabbit till it's hard, I'm going to belt through your ring with my big fuckstick.”
  2. (vulgar, derogatory) An undesirable person
    • 2008, Les Grossman in Tropic Thunder Look, fuckstick, I'm incredibly busy, so why don't you get the hell out of here
fucktape etymology fuck + tape
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) A sex tape.
fucktard Alternative forms: fuck-tard etymology {{blend}}
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (pejorative, slang, vulgar) An extraordinarily stupid person, especially one that causes harm. That fucktard spilled soda all over my keyboard.
    • 1999 August 8, "Nick" (username), WELCOME to reality, FUCKTARD (Was Re: WELCOME to rec.arts.movies.blair-witch), [ultimately] in rec.arts.movies.current-films, Usenet: No it's not, fucktard. There are different types and degrees of deceptive advertising.
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Synonyms: asshat, arsehole (UK), asshole (US), bastard, dumb fuck, jerk (US), tosser (UK), wanker (UK)
fucktarded etymology
  • Portmanteau word of fuck and retarded.
  • (US) /fʌkˈtɑɹd.əd/
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. (vulgar) Exceedingly stupid or irrational.
related terms:
  • fucktard
adverb: {{en-adv}}
  1. (offensive, vulgar) In a fucktarded manner.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (offensive, vulgar) The quality of being fucktarded.
fucktardery etymology fucktard + ery
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang, pejorative) Behaviour that is obnoxiously or annoyingly foolish.
Synonyms: fuckwittery
fucktastic etymology fuck + tastic pronunciation
  • /fʌkˈtæstɪk/
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) fantastic or marvelous in a sexual way
fuck that noise
phrase: {{en-phrase}}
  1. (US, Canada, slang, vulgar) {{non-gloss}}.
    • 1977, Jake Logan, White Hell, Playboy Press (1977), page 46: {{…}} And it's please and thank you and you gotta call the old man 'master.'” “Fuck that noise!”
    • 1989, Guy Vanderhaeghe, Homesick, Emblem Editions (1999), ISBN 0771086911, unnumbered page: “If you mean the Provincial Mental Hospital – yes, that's exactly what I'm talking about.” “Fuck that noise. My Earl's not going anywhere near that place.”
    • 2012, Cordelia Strube, Milosz, Coach House Books (2012), ISBN 9781770563292, unnumbered page: 'You should always return calls as a courtesy.' 'Fuck that noise.'
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fuck the dog etymology 1935, US; ‘[ A Reporter Said “Screw the Pooch” on Face the Nation. Where Does That Phrase Come From?]’, by Ben Zimmer, ''Slate,'' Jan. 14 2014 originally in sense “loaf, fritter” (compare fuck around).
verb: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar, uncommon, Canada) To avoid work; to make it appear as if one is work.
  2. (vulgar, uncommon) To make a horrible or catastrophic mistake; to screw the pooch.
fuckton Alternative forms: fucktonne, fuck ton, fuck tonne, fuck-ton etymology fuck + ton ‘large amount’
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) A large amount.
Synonyms: (a large amount) assload (vulgar), boatload, buttload (vulgar), crapload (vulgar), fuckload (vulgar), shedload, shitload (vulgar)
fucktoy Alternative forms: fuck toy, fuck-toy etymology fuck + toy.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) sex toy.
  2. (vulgar, pejorative) term of abuse or endearment for a sex partner, especially a woman or bottom.
fuck trophy etymology fuck + trophy, the implication being that a child is a prize received for having sexual intercourse, which is regarded as an unremarkable achievement.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar, derogatory) A child.
    • 2005, Harry Hunsicker, Still River, St. Martin's Press (2006), ISBN 0312940904, unnumbered page: Victor "the Diceman" Lemieux started life as a seven-and-a-half-pound fuck trophy, in a third-floor walk-up brothel off Canal Street in New Orleans.
Synonyms: See also .
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fuck truck
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar), a van fitted out with a mattress in the back.
    • 1982, Jimmy Breslin, Forsaking All Others (p.293) ...into this fuck truck she came, seamy with semen, a place that made a motel whorehouse seem as fresh as new grass.
    • 2002, John H Stover, The Road Runner: An American Odyssey (p.111) The Ford Econoline, also known as the fuck-truck, sat outside. We didn't need a condom. Penny had already started taking the birth control pill.
    • 2005, S G Harrison Mumford, Dos-a-Dos (p.69) 'Shame, it's nicknamed the "fuck truck".' 'Flic, I didn't go to Oz to get laid!' 'What was it you were saying before you left?'
Synonyms: panel van, sin bin
fucktwat etymology From fuck + twat.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (neologism, vulgar, informal, derogatory) A stupid or otherwise undesirable person.
fuckumentary etymology {{blend}}
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) A documentary featuring or focusing on explicit sexual conduct.
    • 2010, Phil Torcivia, Nick Street, Still a Nice Guy, p. 222: This is, after all, a movie my dear, not a fuckumentary
    • 2005, Carly Milne, Naked Ambition: Women Who Are Changing Pornography, page 4: After a brief moment of hesitation, either from fear or shock, he gave my fuckumentary the green light.
    • 2004, Temple Drake, David Kerekes, Headpress Guide to the Counter Culture, page 35: Charles Kilgore recalls the 'white coaters' or 'fuckumentaries', early hardcore masquerading as educational films...
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) A serious mistake. Forgetting our anniversary was a major fuckup.
  2. (vulgar, pejorative) One who continually makes mistakes. You've got to fire that fuckup.
  3. (vulgar, pejorative) An ineffective person. Don't mind me, I'm just a harmless fuckup.
fuck up pronunciation
  • /ˈfʌkˌʌp/ (noun)
  • /ˌfʌkˈʌp/ (verb)
Alternative forms: fuck-up (UK, noun), fuckup (US regional, noun)
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) An incompetent individual; one who errs frequently. He is such a fuck up.
  2. (vulgar) A severe mistake. That fuck up cost us the contract.
verb: {{en-verb}}
  1. (intransitive, slang, mildly vulgar) to make a mistake, to go wrong You really fucked up this time.
  2. (transitive, vulgar) to botch or make a mess of I fucked up question 3 of the exam.
  3. (transitive, vulgar) to injure or damage I fucked up my knee while running the marathon.
  4. (used only in imperative, vulgar) short for shut the fuck up. Fuck up, mate! I don't want to listen to you!
Synonyms: (make a mistake) screw up, mess up; see also , mar
This phrase is considered vulgar slang and its use in polite company could be insulting.
fuckuva etymology Written form of a of "fuck of a."
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. (vulgar, colloquial) Fuck of a; extreme; major.
    • 1981, Paul Krassner, Tales of Tongue Fu, And/Or Press (1981), ISBN 9780915904556, page 94: {{…}} But we're gonna have one fuckuva casting problem for Captain Mediafreak and Chocolate Graham."
    • 1985, Donald Bodey, F. N. G., Viking (1985) ISBN 9780670807246, page 97: "He's lost a fuckuva lot of blood," the medic says.
    • 2007, Steve Almond, (Not That You Asked): Rants, Exploits, and Obsessions, Random House (2007), ISBN 9781588366542, unnumbered page: For every square inch of wax, there were somewhere in the area of 19,000 hairs to be yanked. That is—to put it in technical terms—a fuckuva lot of adhesive force.
    • {{seemoreCites}}
Synonyms: heckuva, helluva
fuckwad etymology fuck + wad
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) Nearly synonymous with fuckload, but perhaps more used for measuring than counting That's going to cost a fuckwad of money.
  2. (vulgar, slang, pejorative) A derogatory slur or insult to denote someone of substandard intelligence. Similar in usage to dipshit, and almost synonymous with fuckwit "He put his shoes on the wrong feet!?! What a fuckwad."
related terms:
  • fuckwit
  • fuck
  • fuckload
  • wad
fuckwit etymology From fuck + wit
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (pejorative, vulgar, slang) A very stupid person.
fuck with
verb: fuck with
  1. (vulgar, slang, idiomatic) To mess with; to interact with in a careless or inappropriate way. Don’t fuck with that gang! They all carry guns!
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. (British, slang, vulgar, pejorative) Stupid; having the intelligence of a fuckwit.
    • 1998, Irvine Welsh, Filth But this fuckwitted spastic is too immobilised and confused to work that out and by then I'm well away, bristling with excitement and satisfaction.
    • 2003, Emma Gold, Easy ...jokes about stingy Jews, which make my blood boil and ensure lifelong hatred against the fuckwitted joker.
fuckwittedness etymology fuckwitted + ness
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) The property of being fuckwitted.
    • 2003 Stephen Sewell, Myth, Propaganda and Disaster in Nazi Germany and Contemporary America It's a war against terror and it's a war against ignorance, and it's a war against prejudice and pure dumb-arsed fuckwittedness, and we've got to win that...
    • 2006, Stephen Francis, Reconstructing Stephen At any rate, this particular incidence of fuckwittedness had me arrive at Southampton Parkway ready to alight, struggling to the exit door in the corridor...
    • 2008, James Meek, We Are Now Beginning Our Descent He should have stayed away from the war wound fuckwittedness, the being cute.
fuckwittery etymology fuckwit + ery
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (British, slang, vulgar, pejorative) Behaviour of a fuckwit; irksome foolishness.
    • 2001, Andy McSmith, Innocent in the House I've got a degree in total fuckwittery, but why is that a material fact, Richard? Nobody has denied that Lady Draycott was Joseph Pilgrim's mistress.
    • 2002, Adrian Coyle, Celia Kitzinger, Lesbian and Gay Psychology: New Perspectives ...the 'sameness argument' — 'challenge this whole fuckwittery about "I treat everybody the same'".
    • 2004, Garry Mulholland, This Is Uncool: The 500 Greatest Singles Since Punk and Disco ...and 'Three Lions' jingoistic fuckwittery that went on to lay karmic waste to record labels, live venues and rock mag institutions alike.
    • 2005, Ian Rankin, Fleshmarket Alley "How the hell are we supposed to help them when they've got gold medals in fuckwittery — answer that, Sherlock!" She slammed her briefcase down...
    • 2005, Tim Worstall, 2005: Dispatches from the Blogosphere That claim summed up the utter fuckwittery of horoscopes. It implied that either (i) all horoscopes prior to that were totally wrong...
Synonyms: fucktardery
fuckworthy etymology From fuck + worthy.
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) Worthy to fuck or be fucked; fuckable.
    • 2007, Eliot Schrefer, Glamorous Disasters: “'Cuz she sounds totally fuckworthy. Her mom, too.”
    • 2013, Lucy Ellmann, Mimi: “That guy,” she resumed, “makes millions persuading women they'll be more fuckworthy after he's sliced off some bit of them or added something. But EVERYBODY'S fuckworthy! We'd all fuck anybody in an emergency. . . ”
fuck yeah Alternative forms: fuckyeah
interjection: {{en-interj}}
  1. (slang, vulgar) An exclamation used to express agreement, joy, satisfaction, etc. Do I wanna go snowboarding with you this weekend? Fuck yeah! Fuck yeah! I just scored front-row tickets to the concert!
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) Sexual intercourse.
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Synonyms: See
fuck you pronunciation
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phrase: {{head}}!
  1. Used other than as an idiom: fuck, you
  2. (idiomatic, offensive, markedly, vulgar) Expression to show discontent with the other party, or to show contempt. You dare come here dressed so horribly? Well, fuck you!
  3. (idiomatic, dismissive, offensive, markedly, vulgar) Go away! Go to hell! Fuck you—I’m not giving you any! You’ve done enough to ruin our outing, so fuck you!
Synonyms: See also , go fuck yourself
fuck-you finger
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (markedly, vulgar) The middle finger when raised in an obscene gesture.
    • 2002, William Banks, A Love So Fine (page 113) Richmond smirked, jerked his head in mock laughter, and gave Grady the fuck-you finger of his right hand.
    • 2013, Brother Tom (Thomas Paonessa), The Angel and the Rowboat (page 321) Her whole body was the fuck-you finger; her whole life was the fuck-you finger. Every syllable uttered from her lips was dripping with an overbearing air of superiority.
fuck you Jack, I'm alright Alternative forms: fuck you Jack, I'm all right, I'm alright, Jack etymology {{rfe}}
phrase: {{head}}
  1. (offensive, markedly, vulgar) A phrase used to epitomize arrogance and selfishness, with total disregard towards others.
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related terms:
  • fuck you
fuck-you lizard Alternative forms: fuck you lizard etymology Named during the , as the lizard's cry could be heard as fuck you. The fuck sound is quite clear and short in duration, followed by a pause of about half a second and the elongated you. The same sound could also be heard as tokay (as in tokay gecko), as tokeh (as in {{vern}}), or as {{vern}}, all of which are other English names of the lizard. {{listen }}
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (markedly, vulgar) the tokay gecko ({{taxlink}}), native to Southeast Asia.
    • 1988, Russell E. McLogan, Boy Soldier: Coming of Age During World War II, Terrus Press, page 141: “Relax, son,” he whispered, “it’s only a fuck-you lizard.”
    • 2004, Mike Sutton, No Survivors, Author House, page 176: “Uccck-ouuu.” Small Deer said, imitating a Fuck-You Lizard to perfection.
    • 2009, Wayne Karlin, Wandering Souls: Journeys with the Dead and the Living in Viet Nam, Nation Books, page 269: At least it wasn’t a fuck-you lizard, I thought.
fuck-you money
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  1. (US, slang, markedly, vulgar) Enough money to leave one's job, etc. and enjoy the lifestyle of one's choice.
fuctuplets etymology of fucked up and the nonce suffix -tuplet, taken from septuplet, octuplet, etc.
noun: {{en-plural noun}}
  1. (slang, vulgar, derogatory) A set of higher-order multiple, especially one produced through fertility treatment.
Synonyms: freaklitter
FUD Alternative forms: fud, Fud (rare in comparison to "FUD")
acronym: {{rfc-header}} {{head}}
  1. (derogatory) , a marketing strategy involving the spread of worrisome information about a competing product.
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  1. (colloquial, archaic) A drunkard. {{rfquotek}}
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fuddy-duddy etymology unknown, c. 1900 US pronunciation
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  1. (US, informal) An old-fashioned, persnickety or ineffective person. My grandma is a fuddy-duddy when it comes to keeping her house clean.
fudge dragon
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (nonce, vulgar, slang) a piece of faeces
    • 2006, Let me assure you, there is nothing funny... about going up to a nice, clean, unsuspectin' urinal, 'kay, droppin' your pants then... turnin' around... squattin' over that urinal, 'kay, maybe... maybe pullin' your buttcheeks apart with your hands, m'kay, and then layin' out a big fudge dragon for all the world to see.
fudge packer
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  1. Used other than as an idiom: fudge, packer
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  2. (slang, pejorative) A male homosexual.
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  3. (slang, pejorative) A person who practices anal sex.
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fugazi etymology unknown. Various unlikely theories derive it from "fucked up, got ambushed, zipped in [a body bag]" (if this is not simply a backronym), French fougasse or English fugacious. Derivation from an Italian word * is sometimes suggested, but no such word exists in Italian. pronunciation
  • /fuɡɑzi/
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. (slang, chiefly military, especially during the Vietnam era) Fucked up; broken, damage beyond repair.
    • 1984, Marc Olden, Giri, page 74: The two of them were getting bombed on bami-bam, beer, and joints laced with opium. That made answers to questions a long time in coming. "Hey, man, what the fuck can I tell you," said Robbie finally. "All fugazi over here. All fucked up. Number ten. The worst. Don't matter what goes down in this asshole country, know what I mean? Hey, papa-san, don't believe everything you hear, okay?"
    • 1986, Mark Baker, Nam: The Vietnam War in the Words of the Men and Women Who Fought, page 32: We didn't know anything was fugazi* until we got to a certain place in the South China Sea. A loudspeaker came over the air, "This is your captain speaking. Be advised that your destination is Da Nang, Republic of Vietnam."
    • 2008, Audrey Shafer, The Mailbox, page 67: First time I met her. we were stuck on recon. far from the AO. deep in Indian country. the ops completely fugazi. the horn dead. and my BTO sick as skunkrot. She comes creeping by our ditch.
  2. (slang) Fake.
    • 1997, Paul Attanasio (scriptwriter), : DONNIE (talking about a diamond): Well, you should give it to someone who don't know any better, because that's a fugazi. LEFTY: That's a fugazi? How do you know it's a fugazi? You haven't looked at it for two seconds.
    • 2010, Will Friedwald, A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers, page 306: Some of Dean Martin's Italian songs are the real thing, others are fugazi. Even so, when he sings a genuine Italian song, he often Americanizes it: …
    • 2013, The Wolf of Wall Street (2013 film): MARK HANNAH: No. Number one rule of Wall Street. Nobody — I don't care if you're Warren Buffet or if you're Jimmy Buffet — nobody knows if a stock is gonna go up, down, sideways or in fucking circles, least of all stock brokers, right? JORDAN BELFORT: Mm-hmm. MARK HANNAH: It's all a fugazi /fuɡɑzi/. Do you know what fugazi /fuɡɑzi/ is? JORDAN BELFORT: Fugazi /fuɡeɪzi/, it's a fake ... MARK HANNAH: Yeah, fugazi /fuɡeɪzi/, fugazi /fuɡɑzi/. It's a wahzi, it's a woozy. It's ... fairy dust. It doesn't exist, it's never landed, it is no matter, it's not on the elemental chart. It's not fucking real.
fuggedaboudit etymology eye dialect of forget about it
interjection: {{en-interjection}}
  1. (slang) Do not worry about it; it does not matter; it is beyond your control.
    • 2002, Bonnie Goebert, Herma M. Rosenthal, Beyond Listening: Learning the Secret Language of Focus Groups‎, p. 4: Of course, someone might have concluded "fuggedaboudit," the cake mix won't sell.
  2. (slang, New York City) There is no hope of it being so, the idea is preposterous; do not waste my time with such notions
    • 2003, , Marialisa Calta, Mark Thomas, Al Roker's Hassle-Free Holiday Cookbook, p. 238: And Sunday . . . fuggedaboudit. You may as well have gone to school on Sunday.
    • 2005, June Fletcher, House poor: pumped-up prices, rising rates, and mortgages on steroids‎, p. 15: And as for buying in pricey Manhattan itself — well, unless you're Donald Trump himself, fuggedaboudit.
    • 2007, Addie Johnson, The Little Book of Big Excuses: More Strategies and Techniques for Faking It‎, p. 69: Men don't want to seem chauvinistic, women don't want to be dependent, and if you're gay, fuggedaboudit.
Alternative forms: fuggedaboutitSynonyms: (There is no hope of it being so) Don't even think it; you gotta be kidding; fat chance
fugle etymology Back-formation of fugleman.
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  1. (colloquial) To manoeuvre; to move around.
    • Carlyle Wooden arms with elbow joints jerking and fugling in the air.
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fugly etymology {{blend}} pronunciation
  • (UK) /ˈfʌɡ.li/
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  1. (slang, vulgar) Extremely ugly.
    • 1995, , The Riders, "Fugly?" "Like extra-double ugly with cheese. It's when ugly goes off the scale. She looked like an angry handbag." Billie squawked in delight.
    • 1997, Enrico Brizzi (author), Stash Luczkiw (translator), Jack Frusciante Has Left the Band: A Love Story- with Rock 'n' Roll Man, but she's one fugly creature, horror-show fugly, I'm sorry.
fuhgeddaboud etymology Backformation of fuhgeddaboudit Alternative forms: fuhgeddabout
verb: {{head}}
  1. (humorous, eye dialect) forget about
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fulham Alternative forms: fullam etymology So called because supposed to have been chiefly made at Fulham, in Middlesex, England.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (slang) A false die. {{rfquotek}}
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full pronunciation
  • {{enPR}}, /fʊl/
    • also (US) /fl̩/, /fɫ̩/
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etymology 1 From Middle English full, from Old English full, from Proto-Germanic *fullaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós 〈*pl̥h₁nós〉. Germanic cognates include West Frisian fol, Low German vull, Dutch vol, German voll, Danish fuld, and Swedish and Norwegian full (the latter three via Old Norse). Proto-Indo-European cognates include English plenty (via Latin, compare plenus), Welsh llawn, Russian полный 〈polnyj〉, Lithuanian pilnas, Persian پر 〈pr〉, Sanskrit पूर्ण 〈pūrṇa〉. See also fele.
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. Containing the maximum possible amount of that which can fit in the space available.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln , [ Mr. Pratt's Patients], 1 , “'Twas early June, the new grass was flourishing everywheres, the posies in the yard—peonies and such—in full bloom, the sun was shining, and the water of the bay was blue, with light green streaks where the shoal showed.”
    exampleThe jugs were full to the point of overflowing.
  2. Complete; with nothing omitted.
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    exampleOur book gives full treatment to the subject of angling.
  3. Total, entire. exampleShe had tattoos the full length of her arms.   He was prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
  4. (informal) Having eaten to satisfaction, having a "full" stomach; replete. example"I'm full," he said, pushing back from the table.
  5. Of a garment, of a size that is ample, wide, or having ample folds or pleats to be comfortable. examplea full pleated skirt;   She needed her full clothing during her pregnancy.
  6. Having depth and body; rich. a full singing voice
  7. (obsolete) Having the mind filled with ideas; stocked with knowledge; stored with information.
    • Francis Bacon Reading maketh a full man.
  8. Having the attention, thoughts, etc., absorbed in any matter, and the feelings more or less excited by it. She's full of her latest project.
    • John Locke Everyone is full of the miracles done by cold baths on decayed and weak constitutions.
  9. Filled with emotions.
    • Lowell The heart is so full that a drop overfills it.
  10. (obsolete) Impregnated; made pregnant.
    • Dryden Ilia, the fair, … full of Mars.
Synonyms: (containing the maximum possible amount) abounding, brimful, bursting, chock-a-block, chock-full, full up, full to bursting, full to overflowing, jam full, jammed, jam-packed, laden, loaded, overflowing, packed, rammed, stuffed, (complete) complete, thorough, (total) entire, total, (satisfied, in relation to eating) glutted, gorged, sated, satiate, satiated, satisfied, stuffed, (of a garment) baggy, big, large, loose, outsized, oversized, voluminous
  • (containing the maximum possible amount) empty
  • (complete) incomplete
  • (total) partial
  • (satisfied, in relation to eating) empty, hungry, starving
  • (of a garment) close-fitting, small, tight, tight-fitting
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  • fill
  • -ful
  • fulfil
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  1. (archaic) Quite; thoroughly; completely; exactly; entirely.
    • William Shakespeare (1564-1616) master of a full poor cell
    • Joseph Addison (1672-1719) full in the centre of the sacred wood
    • 1819, John Keats, Otho the Great, Act IV, Scene I, verse 112 You know full well what makes me look so pale.
    • {{rfdate}} Dante Gabriel Rosetti, William Blake, lines 9-12 This cupboard…/ this other one, / His true wife's charge, full oft to their abode / Yielded for daily bread the martyr's stone,
    • 1874, , The City of Dreadful Night, IX It is full strange to him who hears and feels, / When wandering there in some deserted street, / The booming and the jar of ponderous wheels,{{nb...}}
    • {{RQ:EHough PrqsPrc}} Serene, smiling, enigmatic, she faced him with no fear whatever showing in her dark eyes.…She put back a truant curl from her forehead where it had sought egress to the world, and looked him full in the face now,{{nb...}}.
etymology 2 From Middle English fulle, fylle, fille, from Old English fyllu, fyllo, from Proto-Germanic *fullį̄, *fulnō, from Proto-Indo-European *plūno-, *plno-, from Proto-Indo-European *pelǝ-, *plē-. Cognate with German Fülle, Icelandic fylli. More at fill.
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  1. Utmost measure or extent; highest state or degree; the state, position, or moment of fullness; fill.
    • Shakespeare The swan's-down feather, / That stands upon the swell at full of tide.
    • Dryden Sicilian tortures and the brazen bull, / Are emblems, rather than express the full / Of what he feels.
    I was fed to the full.
    • 1911, Berthold Auerbach, Bayard Taylor, The villa on the Rhine: … he had tasted their food, and found it so palatable that he had eaten his full before he knew it.
    • 2008, Jay Cassell, The Gigantic Book Of Hunting Stories: Early next morning we were over at the elk carcass, and, as we expected, found that the bear had eaten his full at it during the night.
    • 2010, C. E. Morgan, All the Living: A Novel: When he had eaten his full, they set to work again.
  2. (of the moon) The phase of the moon when it is entire face is illuminated, full moon.
    • 1765, Francis Bacon, The works of Francis Bacon: It is like, that the brain of man waxeth moister and fuller upon the full of the moon: [...]
    • 1808, , (editor), Works, Volume VII: Practical Works, Revised edition, page 219, This earthly moon, the Church, hath her fulls and wanings, and sometimes her eclipses, while the shadow of this sinful mass hides her beauty from the world.
  3. (freestyle skiing) an aerialist maneuver consisting of a backflip in conjunction and simultaneous with a complete twist
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  1. (of the moon) To become full or wholly illuminate.
    • 1888 September 20, "The Harvest Moon," New York Times (retrieved 10 April 2013): The September moon fulls on the 20th at 24 minutes past midnight, and is called the harvest moon.
    • 1905, , The Little Colonel's Christmas Vacation, ch. 4: "By the black cave of Atropos, when the moon fulls, keep thy tryst!"
    • 1918, , The Story Of Waitstill Baxter, ch. 29: "The moon fulls to-night, don't it?"
etymology 3 From Middle English fullen, fulwen, from Old English fullian, fulwian, from Proto-Germanic *fullawīhōną, from Proto-Germanic *fulla- + Proto-Germanic *wīhōną. Compare Old English fulluht, fulwiht.
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  1. (transitive) To baptise.
etymology 4 Middle English, from Old French fuller, fouler, from Malayalam fullo, from Latin fullo
verb: {{en-verb}}
  1. To make cloth denser and firmer by soaking, beating and pressing, to waulk, walk
Synonyms: to walk, waulk
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full as a goog etymology Cf. Australian slang goog.
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  1. (Australia, simile, colloquial) Having eaten too much.
    • 1998, , , unnumbered page, ‘I′m full as a goog, Mr Goldberg. Couldn′t manage another crumb.’
    • 2003, Michael Michalak, A Voice from the Ashes: A Tribute to Elaine, page 74, After a while I sat back and breathed a heavy sigh. “I am full as a goog!”
    • 2007, James Woodford, Whitecap, page 39, ‘Don't worry this one′s as full as a goog. It won′t get far,’ Dig yelled, watching the albatross struggle to keep itself aloft.
  2. (Australia, colloquial, by extension) Very drunk.
    • 1974, Brian James. The Advancement of Spencer Button, page 95, “Well, old Foll was in that bar, as full as a goog.” Mr Jennings leered with the delight that seeing old Foll full as a goog had brought him.
    • 2005, Clara M. Miller, The Eye of the Storm, page 147, Amos′s grin widened, “You mean the man was drunk?” Mathewson laughed out loud, “He was full as a goog but you said it, laddie, I din′t!”
    • 2007, Pip Wilson, Faces in the Street: Louisa and Henry Lawson and the Castlereagh Street Push, page 167, Jack′s as full as a goog and near the Town Hall he spews up his lunch. (Of course, neither of them today has any idea that Jack will one day be Premier of New South Wales.)
Synonyms: engorged, full as a tick, stuffed
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  1. Completely developed or formed. We are the midst of a full-blown crisis.
  2. At the peak of blossom; ripe. The trees in the garden were resplendent with full-blown white gardenias.
  3. Filled with wind; puffed up. The schooner took to sea with full-blown sails.
Synonyms: full-bore, full-fledged
full butt
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  1. (colloquial, dated) headfirst with full force
    • Marryat The corporal … ran full butt at the lieutenant.
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  1. (colloquial, dated) With direct and violent opposition; with sudden collision. {{rfquotek}}
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full monty etymology unknown. First appeared in print in 1980s, but probably existed before that. The most common theory for its origin is that a purchase (especially that of a full three-piece suit) from Montague Maurice Burton (1885-1952), founder of , was known as a "full Monty". According to the OED, this etymology is "perhaps the most plausible".
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  1. (British, colloquial) All inclusive; everything; a whole package. I thought he was only going to buy the basic kit, but he bought the full monty.
Usually with the.
full of crap
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  1. (idiomatic, vulgar, pejorative) in reference to someone who speaks or writes nonsense or untruth Don't listen to him - I think he's full of crap!
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Synonyms: full of it, full of shit
full of it
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  1. (idiomatic, euphemistic, pejorative) Minced oath of full of shit. Do you believe him? I think he's full of it.
full of shit
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  1. (idiomatic, vulgar, pejorative) characterized by speaking nonsense or falsehood You don't know what you're talking about. You're full of shit!
Synonyms: full of crap, full of it
full stop pronunciation
  • (RP) /fʊl stɒp/
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  1. (British, Australia, NZ, South Africa) The punctuation mark{{unsupported}}” (indicating the end of a sentence or marking an abbreviation).
Synonyms: (indicating end of sentence) period (North America), (marking an abbreviation) dot, point
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  1. (colloquial) Used to emphasize the end of an important statement or point when speaking. We need more people to join IRC, full stop.
full tilt boogie Alternative forms: full-tilt boogie pronunciation
  • {{enPR}}, /fʊl.tɪlt.ˈbʊ.ɡi/
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adverb: {{en-adv}}
  1. (idiomatic) at the most extreme level; at full capacity.
    • 2004, Bruce Hale, The Malted Falcon, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, page 55: So we ran, full tilt boogie. Behind us, the footsteps echoed. ¶ Natalie and I shot around the corner. Before our pursuers appeared, I pointed up. Natalie flapped to the roof. I scrambled after her.
    • 2006, Mike Zimmerman, Men's Health; Succeed Like This Joker, Rodale, Inc., page 166: I told myself, I'm going to die reaching these goals. I had to go full-tilt boogie, or I'd suck.
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  1. (slang, idiomatic) An extreme level.
    • 1990, Tony Swan, Popular Mechanics; Freewheeling, Hearst Magazines, page 30: Full capacity is the zinger, of course. When production hits full-tilt boogie sometime this year, the annualized rate will be about 40,000 units.
    • 2007, Alafair Burke, Dead Connection, Macmillan, page 203: Within a year of his release, he'd OD'd on the full-tilt boogie.
  • Even though the phrase can stand alone, it is common to see the words at, in, forms of the word to go, and the phrase on the.
Synonyms: full throttle, full-bore, out of control
related terms:
  • at full tilt
  • full tilt
fulsome etymology From Middle English fulsum, equivalent to full + some. The meaning has evolved from an original positive connotation "abundant" to a neutral "plump" to a negative "overfed". In modern usage it can take on any of these inflections. See usage note. pronunciation
  • /ˈfʊlsəm/
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  1. Offensive to good taste, tactless, overzealous, excessive.
    • {{RQ:Swift Gulliver}} I immediately stripped myself stark naked, and went down softly into the stream. It happened that a young female YAHOO, standing behind a bank, saw the whole proceeding, and inflamed by desire . . . embraced me after a most fulsome manner.
    • 1820, , The Monastery, ch. 35: You will hear the advanced enfans perdus, as the French call them, and so they are indeed, namely, children of the fall, singing unclean and fulsome ballads of sin and harlotrie.
  2. Excessively flatter (connoting insincerity).
    • 1889, , A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, ch. 34: And by hideous contrast, a redundant orator was making a speech to another gathering not thirty steps away, in fulsome laudation of "our glorious British liberties!"
    • 1922, , Ulysses, Episode 15—Circe: Mrs. Bellingham: He addressed me in several handwritings with fulsome compliments as a Venus in furs.
  3. Abundant, copious. The fulsome thanks of the war-torn nation lifted our weary spirits.
  4. Fully developed, mature. Her fulsome timbre resonated throughout the hall.
  • Common usage tends toward the negative connotation, and using fulsome in the sense of abundant, copious, or mature may lead to confusion without contextual prompts.
Synonyms: (offensive) gross, (abundant, copious) profuse, (excessively flattering) effusive, unctuous
fumblefingers etymology fumble + fingers
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (rare, informal) A clumsy person; a butterfingers.
fume etymology From Middle English, from Old French fum, from Latin fūmus, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰuh₂mós 〈*dʰuh₂mós〉, from Proto-Indo-European *dhūw-. More at dun, dusk. pronunciation
  • (UK) /fjuːm/
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  1. A gas or vapour/vapor that smells strongly or is dangerous to inhale. Fumes are solid particles formed by condensation from the gaseous state, e.g. metal oxides from volatilized metals. They can flocculate and coalesce. Their particle size is between 0.1 and 1 micron. (A micron is one millionth of a metre) Don't stand around in there breathing the fumes while the adhesive cures.
    • T. Warton the fumes of new shorn hay
  2. A material that has been vaporized from the solid state to the gas state and re-coalesced to the solid state. Lead fume is a greyish powder, mainly comprising lead sulfate.
  3. Rage or excitement which deprives the mind of self-control. the fumes of passion {{rfquotek}}
  4. Anything unsubstantial or airy; idle conceit; vain imagination.
    • Francis Bacon a show of fumes and fancies
  5. The incense of praise; inordinate flattery.
    • Burton to smother him with fumes and eulogies
verb: {{en-verb}}
  1. To emit fumes.
    • Milton where the golden altar fumed
    • Roscommon Silenus lay, / Whose constant cups lay fuming to his brain.
  2. To expose something (especially wood) to ammonia fumes in order to produce dark tints.
  3. To feel or express great anger. He's still fuming about the argument they had yesterday.
    • Dryden He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground.
    • Sir Walter Scott Her mother did fret, and her father did fume.
  4. To be as in a mist; to be dulled and stupefied.
    • Shakespeare Keep his brain fuming.
  5. To pass off in fumes or vapours.
    • Cheyne Their parts are kept from fuming away by their fixity.
  • In the sense of strong-smelling or dangerous vapor, the noun is typically plural, as in the example.
fun etymology From Middle English fon, fonne, probably of gmq origin, related to Swedish fånig, Swedish fåne. Compare also Norwegian fomme, fume. More at fon, fond. Alternative etymology connects Middle English fonne to ofs fonna, fone, fomne, variant forms of ofs fāmne, fēmne, from Proto-Germanic *faimnijǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *peymen-, *poymen-. If so, then cognate with Old English fǣmne, Western Frisian famke, Saterland Frisian fone, fon. As a noun, fun is recorded from 1700, with a meaning "a cheat, trick, hoax", from a verb fun meaning "to cheat, trick" (1680s). The meaning "diversion, amusement" dates to the 1720s. The older meaning is preserved in the phrase "to make fun of" (1737) and in usage of the adjective funny. pronunciation
  • /fʌn/
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  1. (informal) enjoyable, amusing We had a fun time at the party. He is such a fun person to be with.
  2. (informal) whimsical, flamboyant This year's fashion style is much more fun than recent seasons.
  • Note that the use of fun as an adjective is often considered unacceptable in formal contexts. For more on the slang comparative and superlative, the use of which is disputed, see this discussion
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. amusement, enjoyment or pleasure
    • 2000, Robert Stanley, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Adobe Photoshop 6, Alpha Books, page 377 Grafting your boss's face onto the hind end of a donkey is fun, but serious fun is when you create the impossible and it looks real.
  2. playful, often noisy, activity.
Synonyms: (enjoyment, amusement) amusement, diversion, enjoyment, a laugh, pleasure, (playful, often noisy, activity) boisterousness, horseplay, rough and tumble
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  1. (colloquial) To tease, kid, poke fun at, make fun of. Hey, don't get bent out of shape over it; I was just funning you.
  • FNU NFU, unf
funalicious etymology fun + licious pronunciation
  • /fʌnəˈlɪʃəs/
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. (slang) Excitingly fun or enticing.
    • 2000 October 16, Sylvan Migdal, “from NYC themes!”,, Usenet
    • 2004 July 27, Tim Pratt, “Wealth”, Tropism, at we went to Lake Merritt for Mary Anne's birthday party, which was funalicious. Mmm, curry buns.
    • 2005 January 18, Brian Caswell and Theodore Stout, “Cisco IDS”, mailing.unix.snort, Usenet > Sure, but is it funalicious? Over here in Japan, we usually say "Oishii" instead. Yeah, it is funalicious. I like it is a lot. [sic.]
    • 2005 October 25, David Ponce, “The ePod From Beyond”, OhGizmo!, at You get a funalicious 128Mb of internal memory, expandable through SD, plus an MP3 player, a video recorder and a digicam.
    • 2006 October 14, Michael Choi, “KinFit Episode 8”, HobbEs TRaNsMoGRIFiED, at For episode 8 we show you the Geek-a-cycle, cool free exercises you can get online and some funalicious ideas with apples and squashes.
related terms:
  • fabulicious
funbags Alternative forms: fun bags etymology fun + bags; US 1965.The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English, by Tom Dalzell, 2008, [ p. 412]
noun: {{en-plural noun}}
  1. (slang) breasts
    • 2001, Catherine Spangler, Shamara‎ "Just look at them funbags," Balen said, ogling Eirene's breasts. Leering, the four men closed around her.
    • 2008, Stefan Laszczuk, I Dream of Magda Bags under the eyes in the morning means you've had funbags knocking your face all night, doesn't it? Eh?
function {{wikipedia}} etymology From Middle French function, from Old French fonction, from Latin functionem, accusative of functiō, from functus perfect participle of fungor. pronunciation
  • (UK) /ˈfʌŋ(k)ʃən/, /ˈfʌŋkʃn̩/
  • (US) /ˈfʌŋkʃən/, [ˈfʌŋkʃɪ̈n], [ˈfʌŋkʃn̩]
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noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. What something does or is used for.
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  2. A professional or official position.
  3. {{senseid}}An official or social occasion.
  4. A relation where one thing is dependent on another for its existence, value, or significance.
  5. (mathematics) A relation in which each element of the domain is associated with exactly one element of the codomain.
  6. (computing) A routine that receives zero or more argument and may return a result.
  7. (biology) The physiological activity of an organ or body part.
  8. (chemistry) The characteristic behavior of a chemical compound.
  9. (anthropology) The role of a social practice in the continued existence of the group.
Synonyms: (what something does or is used for) aim, intention, purpose, role, use, (professional or official position) occupation, office, part, role, (official or social occasion) affair, occasion, social occasion, social function, (analysis: many-to-one relation) many-to-one map, many-to-one mapping, mathematical function, operation, transformation, (computing: routine that returns a result) procedure, routine, subprogram, subroutine
  • (mathematics) relation
  • subfunction
  • luminosity function
  • mass function
  • phase function
  • source function
  • (chemistry)acidity function
  • Boolean function
  • built-in function
  • computable function
  • concave function
  • constructor function
  • convex function
  • error function
  • predefined function
  • recursive function
  • restricted function
  • set function
  • switch function
  • transition function
  • user-defined function
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  • Boolean function
  • propositional function
  • switching function
  • truth function
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  • line function
  • staff function
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  • additive function
  • aggregate function
  • algebraic function
  • alternating function
  • analytic function
  • anonymous function
  • Baire function
  • bei function
  • ber function
  • Bessel function
  • beta function
  • Bloch function
  • bounded function
  • boxcar function
  • Brillouin function
  • Cantor function
  • characteristic function
  • circular function
  • comparable function
  • complementary function
  • composite function
  • connect function
  • constant function
  • constraint function
  • contiguous function
  • continuous function
  • correlation function
  • cost function
  • critical function
  • cylinder function
  • decreasing function
  • delta function
  • density function
  • describing function
  • differentiable function
  • discriminant function
  • dissipation function
  • distance function
  • distribution function
  • driving-point function
  • eigenfunction
  • elementary function
  • Emden function
  • entire function
  • Euler's phi function
  • even function
  • explicit function
  • exponential function
  • first-class function
  • form function
  • Fowler function
  • frontogenetic function
  • gamma function
  • generating function
  • Green's function
  • Hamiltonian function
  • Hankel function
  • harmonic function
  • hei function
  • her function
  • Hildebrand function
  • homogeneous function
  • Hugoniot function
  • hyperbolic function
  • hypergeometric function
  • identity function
  • implicit function
  • impulse function
  • incidence function
  • increasing function
  • independent function
  • influence function
  • inner function
  • integrable function
  • integral function
  • invariant function
  • inverse function
  • inverting function
  • J function
  • jump function
  • kei function
  • ker function
  • Koebe function
  • Lagrangian function
  • Lamé function
  • Legendre function
  • Leverett function
  • linear function
  • Liouville function
  • loss function
  • Lyapunov function
  • mass function
  • Massieu function
  • Mathieu function
  • measurable function
  • membership function
  • meromorphic function
  • microspec function
  • Möbius function
  • monotone function
  • multilinear function
  • natural function
  • Neumann function
  • normalized function
  • normalized support function
  • NOT function
  • number-theoretic function
  • objective function
  • odd function
  • orthogonal function
  • orthonormal function
  • partial function
  • partition function
  • Patterson function
  • penalty function
  • periodic function
  • Planck function
  • point function
  • polynomial function
  • power function
  • principal function
  • psi function
  • quadratic function
  • Rademacher function
  • random function
  • rational function
  • real function
  • recursive function
  • regular function
  • Riemann function
  • Riemann P function
  • sample function
  • scalar function
  • self-organizing function
  • sensitivity function
  • shear-viscosity function
  • sigma function
  • simple function
  • single-valued function
  • sinusoidal function
  • Smarandache function
  • special function
  • step function
  • stream function
  • stress function
  • summable function
  • support function
  • symmetric function
  • test function
  • theta function
  • torsion function
  • transcendental function
  • transfer function
  • transmission function
  • trigonometric function
  • trigonometric cofunction
  • truth function
  • unit function
  • universal wavelength function
  • variadic function
  • vector function
  • Wannier function
  • Weierstrass function
  • weight function
  • zeta function
  • (signal processing) spectral density function/spectral function
  • Airy function
  • excitation function
  • Langevin function
  • luminosity function
  • nuclear response function
  • partition function
  • psi function
  • scattering function
  • spectral function
  • wave function
  • work function
  • (psychology) executive ego function
  • (systems theory) control function
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  • analytical function generator
  • anatomy of function
  • diode function generator
  • dysfunction
  • eigenfunction expansion
  • function code
  • function failure safety
  • function generator
  • function key
  • function multiplier
  • function object
  • function space
  • function switch
  • function table
  • function unit
  • function-evaluation routine
  • general-purpose function generator
  • implicit function theorem
  • information function of a partition
  • inverse function theorem
  • malfunction routine
  • mathematical function program
  • minimal brain dysfunction syndrome
  • monofunctional compound
  • multifunction array radar
  • nonfunctional packages software
  • positive linear functional
  • programmed function key
  • radicofunctional name
  • second-class function
  • separated-function synchrotron
  • sharpness function technique
  • step-function generator
  • tapped-potentiometer function generator
  • thermodynamic function of state
  • tool-function controller
  • variable diode function generator
verb: {{en-verb}}
  1. (intransitive) to have a function
  2. (intransitive) to carry on a function; to be in action
Synonyms: (to have a function) officiate, serve, (to carry on a function) go, operate, run, work
  • (to carry on a function) malfunction
related terms:
  • functional
  • dysfunction, dysfunctional
noun: {{head}}
  1. (rare, slang) plural of funda
    • 1995:"Dude, I wish you would research a bit more before putting digit to keyboard. Your fundae are totally gol. Here, lemme straighten them out. " —
    • 2003:"Here, if you can defend yourself in the grilling and prove that your fundae are solid, well, nobody can stop you." —
    • 2004:"I guess once my programming and technical fundae are updated i too shall be a force to reckon with." —
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  1. (rare, slang) plural of funda
    • 1993:"And you think that proves anything? Boy have you got your fundaes golified" —
    • 2002: "Simultaneously, try and contact the Indian Association of your University and get your fundaes cleared about the place and it's requirements." —
    • 2004:"Get your fundaes right on what constitutes "Intellectual Property"." —
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noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. One who reduces religion to strict interpretation of core or original texts.
  2. (finance) A trader who trades on the financial fundamentals of the companies involved, as opposed to a chartist or technician.
  3. (Christian) Originally referred to an adherent of an American Christian movement that began as a response to the rejection of the accuracy of the Bible, the alleged deity of Christ, Christ's atonement for humanity, the virgin birth, and miracle. These points were first listed in a book series entitled "The Fundamentals: A Testimony to the Truth" published in 1909 and affirmed by the PCUSA in its 1910 Minutes of the General Assembly.
  4. (pejorative) A fundamentalist Christian (also fundie or fundy)
Synonyms: takfiri
related terms:
  • fundamentalism
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  1. (slang) plural of funda
    • 1993, http// Lass, thy fundas are invariably gol!! It's Sweden that Indian guys thought to be the paradise of ... .
    • 1997, http// Kumar Sanu is nasal. He may copy KK, but at least his fundas are clear.
    • 2004, http// The fundas are still largely relevant.
fundie Alternative forms: fundy pronunciation
  • (UK) /ˈfʌn.di/
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noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (pejorative, slang) A fundamentalist Christian. Some fundies are picketing at the capitol.
  2. (pejorative, slang) a religious fundamentalist of any faith. He's a Jewish fundie, keeps everything really kosher.

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