Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of foofaraw in English:
1A great deal of fuss or attention given to a minor matter.
- Congratulations on finding precisely the correct slant on the foofaraw about the exotic dancer and her work permit.
- Some modern tests do measure the real intelligence that is needed in real life tasks and are not merely intellectual foofaraw.
- Instead, plans call for much more massive structures and they don't include any foofaraw about income mix or community services.
2Showy frills added unnecessarily.
- If you think baroque is all about curlicues and foofaraws, Rome is the place to learn otherwise.
- It's been not quite a week since the Sydney Olympics came to a clashing close with all the high jinks and foofaraw entailed in a closing ceremony.
- There was an awful lot of commercial dross and promotional foofaraw for LeBron to leave back there on the ground.
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