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foo-foo

foo-foo
 adj.— «My brother John, ski instructor to Aspen vacationers, has a term for the town’s upscale restaurant food. He calls it “foo-foo food.” Although he appreciates fine cuisine, he’s just as happy with a burger and fries.» —“Back To Basics: Mother’s Kitchen” by Anne Vassal Mother Earth News Oct.-Nov., 1998. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • I heard this word used in American slang in early June 1996. A friend from Ohio was describing an upcoming holiday to Florida in which she would lie on the beach and drink “foo-foo” drinks. On my query she explained such drinks as the kind with (paper)umbrellas.

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