Did you by any chance mean dug?
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- 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).
- n. A heavy, musty, and unpleasant atmosphere, usually in a poorly-ventilated area.
- n. (British informal) an airless smoky smelly atmosphere
- Perhaps alteration of fogo, stench. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I think this book should have been called An Abundance of Fugs, mainly because the word fug (or some variation thereof) is used about 7500 times (not that I counted).”
“When Norman Mailer wrote his first novel, The Naked and the Dead, he used a euphemism -- "fug" -- for fuck.”
“I think he used "fug" in The Naked and the Dead, unless I'm thinking of someone else.”
“Dict.leo says the English word for this is "fug" but I never heard it before.”
“Like a kid, Mr. Mailer was fascinated by his own naughtiness -- his earliest critics castigated him for the vulgarity of his language, though his editors insisted that he use the word "fug" in "The Naked and the Dead.”
“I had bought a quantity of Cox's and Bramley apples with which to make some mincemeat, and having spent a morning in the kitchen inhaling the fug of warm spices, cider and the rich sweetness of cooked apples, I felt ready to bake a little something for immediate consumption don't you think that 'fug' is the perfect word for cider related activities?”
“I feel like I'm trapped in a neverending continental balmy fug which is rendering everything utterly unfamiliar and alien.”
“Someone more industrious needs to add a note about John Green's use of "fug" in Abundance of Katherines ala Mailer to the Wikipedia list of fictional expletives.”
“I have a very strong impression that that was like the "fug" in Mailer's early novels.”
“So after seeing people agreeing that this outfit is "fug" about one bad picture, I decided to make a few nice ones to know that for sure!”
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