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fug

 (fŭg)
n.
A heavy, stale atmosphere, especially the musty air of an overcrowded or poorly ventilated room: "In spite of the open windows the stench had become a reeking fug" (Colleen McCullough).

[Perhaps alteration of fogo, stench.]

fug·gy adj.

fug

(fʌɡ)
n
chiefly Brit a hot, stale, or suffocating atmosphere
[C19: perhaps variant of fog1]
ˈfuggy adj

fug

(fʌg)

n.
stale air, esp. the humid, warm, ill-smelling air of a crowded room, kitchen, etc.
[1885–90]
fug′gy, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fug - (British informal) an airless smoky smelly atmosphere
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
fogginess, murk, murkiness, fog - an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance

fug

noun stale air, stink, reek, staleness, fustiness, fetidity, fetor, frowst, frowstiness the fug of cigarette smoke
Translations

fug

[fʌg] N (esp Brit) → aire m viciado
what a fug!¡qué olor!
there's a fug in hereaquí huele a cerrado

fug

n (esp Brit inf) → Mief m (inf)

fug

[fʌg] n (Brit) → aria viziata
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