Definition of fugazi
- Acronym: "Fouled Up, Got Ambushed, Zipped In" from Vietnam War era (may have started earlier), reputed to have originated with the British Military. Used by troops throughout south-east Asia.
" Revitalized with the public by the release of the first Wolf of Wall Street , trailer when Mark Hanna (played by Matthew McConaughey) explains to Jordan Belford (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) 26 seconds into the trailer - his thoughts on the forecasting of stock prices;
Mark Hanna: Nobody knows if a stock is gonna go up, down, sideways or in circles. You know what a fugayzi is?
Jordan Belford: No - Fugazi. It's a fake...
Mark Hanna: Fugayzi, Fugahzi, it's a wahzi, it's a woozie, it's a (whistles) fairy dust. "
- fake. Often used to describe fake jewelery.
Cubic Zirconia is a fugazi diamond.
- "fucked up". Military slang, from the Vietnam War. Allegedly an acronym for "fucked up, got ambushed, zipped in".
- See more words with the same meaning: bad, poor, sucks, common, generally displeasing.
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Slang terms with the same meaning
Other terms relating to 'bad, poor, sucks, common, generally displeasing':
|Definitions include: terrible.|
|Definitions include: to be of poor quality, displeasing.|
|Definitions include: displeasing; of poor quality; "uncool".|
|Definitions include: a gathering with many more males than females.|
|Definitions include: poor quality; "second-rate".|
|Definitions include: to masturbate, especially male masturbation.|
|Definitions include: easy or unchallenging.|
|Definitions include: of poor quality; "cheap".|
|Definitions include: "stupid".|
|Definitions include: very bad.|
|Definitions include: displeasing.|
|Definitions include: sexual contact.|
|Definitions include: damaged or poorly prepared.|
|Definitions include: a lower-quality version of something.|
|Definitions include: bad or displeasing.|
Slang terms with the same root words
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|Definitions include: the Viet Cong in Vietnam during and the American Vietnamese war.|
|Definitions include: a Google query consisting of two words that returns a single search result.|
|Definitions include: to keep one's composure.|
|Definitions include: to dance.|
|Definitions include: jail or prison.|
|Definitions include: bad, or generally negative.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "on my way".|
|Definitions include: breast enhancement surgery.|
|Definitions include: to swear.|
|Definitions include: "fo shizzle my nizzle", i.e. "for sure my nigga".|
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