MEANING: noun:
1. Excessive or unnecessary ornamentation.
2. Fuss; commotion.

ETYMOLOGY: Foofaraw is a word from the American West, but how was it formed? Nobody knows. Perhaps from French fanfaron or Spanish fanfarrón. Earliest documented use: 1848.

FOOBAR - AW! - expression of dismay upon seeing a situation messed up beyond all recognition...

FOE OF ARAW - Araw's mortal enemy

FOO FARAD - a placeholder in the capacitance calculation formula