fuhgeddaboudit

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • The phrase is associated with the inhabitants of New York City and the part of the state of New Jersey outside of it.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

fuhgeddaboudit

  1. Eye dialect spelling of forget about it, representing New York City and New Jersey English.
    • 1993 Dec 3, “CON MAN AND MUGGER CLAIM A LEGAL WINDFALL”, News Tribune:
      As they say in New York, fuhgedaboudit. And speaking of successful muggers, perennial presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche also had reason to smile