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Etymology 1 n. (context computing English) A metasyntactic variable used to represent an unspecified entity. If part of a series of such entities, it is often the first in the series, and followed immediately by bar. Etymology 2

interj. (non-gloss definition: Expression of disappointment or disgust.) Etymology 3

alt. (context slang English) fool, foolish person. n. (context slang English) fool, foolish person. Etymology 4

n. (alternative form of Foo English)

Foo (disambiguation)

Foo or FOO may refer to:

  • Foo, meaningless substitute term in Smokey Stover and other 1930s era comics
    • Foo fighter, mysterious aerial phenomenon
    • Foo Fighters, rock band
  • FOO, Forward Observation Officer
  • Foobar, place-holder name in computing
  • Foobar2000, audio player in Microsoft Windows
  • Foo Camp, hacker event
  • Foo gas (fougasse), explosive mine
  • Foo (game), alternative name of the dice game Dice 10000
  • Foo?, an album by the band Porno Graffiti
  • Foo, a former romanization of Fu (府), an East Asian geographical division

Usage examples of "foo".

All the guy does is go to Wang Foo and get a sealed box that he takes back to Frisco.

It has thousands in bank notes - tribute from Wang Foo to the big noise out West.

That was the hour of his appointment with Wang Foo - the appointment he was to keep in place of the murdered Scanlon.

Vincent watched him curiously as Wang Foo went to a miniature pagoda standing in a corner near the door.

When Vincent looked at Wang Foo the old Chinaman had turned, and was holding two articles in his hands: one a large sealed package, the other a small teakwood box.

Wang Foo was a mild-appearing Chinaman, but nothing in his actions brought hope to the captive American.

At last, after minutes that seemed endless, Wang Foo arose from his desk and walked with tottering steps to a corner where Vincent could see a Chinese gong.

Wang Foo pointed a birdlike claw toward the prostrate captive helpless on the floor.

Wang Foo gave instructions in Chinese, and the other man bobbed his head.

It must be another trick of the ruthless Wang Foo - to save his victim from one expected death only to conceive a more terrifying torture for him.

Wang Foo was a prosperous tea merchant, every one knew - yet somehow the Chinese can be prosperous without the bustle and activity that attends business normally.

This was a matter of some consequence to Loo Choy, for every afternoon his master, Wang Foo, inquired whom he had seen outside the store.

Then, early in the evening, shortly after he had made his daily report to Wang Foo, Loo Choy received an agreeable surprise which he took in typically calm Chinese fashion.

Then, Wang Foo had sent him downstairs and out into the street, to see that no one was in sight.

Wang Foo beckoned to Ling Chow, who respectfully approached the desk, and received instructions in Chinese to the effect that he should proceed downstairs and see that the street was clear.