fantoosh


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fantoosh

(fænˈtuːʃ)
adj
Scot pretentious; ostentatious
[C20: origin uncertain but perhaps from French fantoche or Italian fantoccino puppet]
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The victim was struck with the weapon after getting into an altercation with a group of men after leaving Fantoosh in New Street at around 1.45am on Sunday.
After Roshan's death, his brother Fantoosh Kumar now wants to wipe out Naxals to avenge his family's loss.
Birl spin around Stoorie dusty Bosie hug Troch goods of no value, rubbish fancy, elaborate Fantoosh Thrawn stubborn Muckle big Gloamin dusk Shilpit feeble These are all Doric words but we've scrambled up the meanings.
The new batch of OED-accepted words includes the English Indian chuddies for underpants, the Welsh English jibbons for spring onions, and a few beauties from Scotland, such as fantoosh (showy or flashy), bigsie (having an inflated opinion of yourself) and, best of all, sitooterie.
Tenders are invited for Package no.2 : a) laying of cc road on pipe line road to chemical nala culvert in ward-130 subhash nagar, quthbullapur circle-25 b) laying of cc road with m40 grade including vaccum dewatering with groove cutting from fantoosh lane to chintal market road, gandhi statue (cc badly damaged) in ward-131, quthbullapur circle, ghmc.
Having waited so long to get to Fantoosh Nook, it seemed foolish not to try the a la carte menu.
His long-time associate and son-in-law Mohammad Altaf Shah (Fantoosh) was seen as a contender pitted against his elder son, Naeem Geelani.
The NIA had arrested Altaf Ahmad Shah alias Altaf Fantoosh, son-in-law of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Shahid- ul-Islam, spokesperson of the Mirwaiz Umer Farooq-led moderate Hurriyat Conference, Ayaz Akbar, spokesperson of the Geelani-led faction of the Hurriyat, and separatists Nayeem Khan, Bashir Bhat alias Peer Saifullah and Raja Mehrajuddin Kalwal in the case.
Shah, popularly known as Altaf Fantoosh, was in the custody of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, who had put him in preventive detention immediately after the festival of Eid earlier this month.
Julia Cunningham creates beautiful handbags with colourful names such as wee Fantoosh, Peerle Poak and Ju-C Satchel.