fugazi

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Fugazi
A word that means 'fake' in Italian slang and has been mistaken for the military acronym 'fubar' (fucked up beyond all recognition) by kids who like a punk band.
person A: I like punk and gave a fugazi definition for fugazi.

person B: Fubar.

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Dec 2013
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Beware of watermelons
fugazi
adjective
(slang) Artificial, fake, false. Can be in reference to a thing or a person. If a person it is usually in reference to a superficial person.
(slang) Something that has no substance.
Etymology: From Italian slang fugazi, "fake"; perhaps also slang version of Fugacious derived from Latin fugax, fugac-, "ready to flee, flying", hence, fleeting, transitory
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