- Alternative form of
- 2013, MacDonald, John D., A Tan and Sandy Silence:
- “If you'd carry a camera around your neck and walk fifty feet ahead of me, nobody would know we were together.”
“Faw,” he said. “And tush.”
- (disgust): bleah, eww, ick, pooh, uck; see also Thesaurus:yuck
- (contempt): feh, pfaugh, pish, pshaw, pooh; see also Thesaurus:bah
Phonetic rendering of for.
- Pronunciation spelling of ; chiefly used to represent the accent of slaves in the United States.
From the surname Faa.
faw (plural faws)
- A gypsy.
From Middle English fawe, faȝe, from Old English fāg, fāh (“coloured; stained; dyed; tinged; shining; variegated”), from Proto-West Germanic *faih, from Proto-Germanic *faihaz (“coloured; motley”), from Proto-Indo-European *peyḱ- (“to paint; mark; colour”).