fud

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fud (countable and uncountable, plural fuds)

  1. Alternative form of fuddy-duddy
    • 1958, Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums:
      The other poets were either hornrimmed intellectual hepcats with wild black hair like Alvah Goldbook, or delicate pale handsome poets like Ike O'Shay (in a suit), or out-of-this-world genteel-looking Renaissance Italians like Francis DaPavia (who looks like a young priest), or bow-tied wild-haired old anarchist fuds like Rheinhold Cacoethes, or big fat bespectacled quiet booboos like Warren Coughlin.
    • 2006, P. Aarne Vesilind, The Right Thing to Do: An Ethics Guide for Engineering Students, →ISBN:
      The builders of steam engines and other machines alwo wanted to be known as professional engineers, but the old fuds in ASCE had a very narrow definition of engineering - if you did not build structures, then you could not be an engineer.
    • 2007, Christopher Brookmyre, Attack of the Unsinkable Rubber Ducks, →ISBN, page 104:
      Or as some baffled wannabe-trendy Oxbridge fud in the Telegraph put it, "acting like Mucous: it is big and it is clever.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of FUD

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fut (dative of fat (length)) (compare modern fad).

Noun[edit]

fud

  1. (obsolete) dative singular of fad

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Old Norse fuð and German Fotze.

Noun[edit]

fud (plural fuds)

  1. (vulgar) Cunt (vagina).
  2. (vulgar, slang, pejorative) Idiot.
    "Howey wi ye coupla fuds!"
  3. The tail of a hare or rabbit.
  4. The buttocks.

Verb[edit]

fud

  1. to act like an idiot.

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