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- Rhymes: -uː
- (dated, fandom slang, humorous) A mock deity of early science fiction fandom; a fannish ghod.
- 1951 November, Pickens, Pike, “Sez You”, in Quandry, number 15:
- Robert Bloch has blown his top. Backwards or forwards (or sideways) Foo ((ugh)) and Ghu ((!)) cannot be united! Does one eat chocolate cake with catsup on it? If you do and enjoy it then go off and be a fooghuist in your own little corner. You may as well worship Roscoe. Or Alpaugh. Foo fans are happy fans. Ghu isn't really helping Hoffman put out a fine mag you know. The fans who read Q are probably -- for the most part -- Foofooists.
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:Foo.