noun \ˈfəg\

: the unpleasant air in a room that is very crowded, smoky, etc.

Full Definition of FUG

:  the stuffy atmosphere of a poorly ventilated space; also :  a stuffy or malodorous emanation
fug·gy \ˈfə-gē\ adjective

Examples of FUG

  1. They sat in the dense fug of a smoky bar.

Origin of FUG

perhaps alteration of 1fog
First Known Use: 1888

Rhymes with FUG



Definition of FUG

intransitive verb
:  to loll indoors in a stuffy atmosphere
transitive verb
:  to make stuffy and odorous

First Known Use of FUG

circa 1889


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