Meaning of fantoosh in English:

fantoosh

(also fantouche, fantoush)

Pronunciation /fan?tu??/

adjective

Scottish
  • Fancy, showy, flashy; stylish, sophisticated; fashionable, exotic. Often used disparagingly, implying ostentation or pretentiousness.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Scottish National Dictionary. From French (slang) fantoche (of a military uniform) that does not conform to the usual regulations, fantastical, eccentric from fant- (in the adjectival phrase de fantaisie see note) + -oche, suffix forming adjectives, of uncertain origin.