fee–faw–fum

noun \ˌfēˌfȯˈfəm\
variants: or

fee–fo–fum

\-fōˈ-\

Definition of fee–faw–fum

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a bloodthirsty person :  ogre were all fee-faw-fums … and the sooner that was admitted, the sooner some sort of solution could be reached — William Manchester

  2. 2 :  something designed to impose upon the timid and ignorant black magic or whatever is the technical name for this sort of fee-fo-fum — J. C. Snaith

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