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forget about it

interjection

(also fuhgedaboudit, fuhgeddabaudit) An exclamation of dismissal and scorn • The variants represent New York City pronunciations: Omerta. The code of silence for a sacred brotherhood. Well, fuhgedaboudit. Every time you turn around lately, a member of the Mafia is testifying at a trial/ The latest on Joey Buttafuoco's comedic debut: Fuggeddabautit

[1940s+; said to be also a euphemism for fuck it]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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