<[S]moking grass in a goddamned green cloud, f’r chrissake. —Tom Wolfe, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test.>
n. a painful inhalation.
<“Be careful,” he shouted once more, and hardly were the words out of his mouth when, thump! there was the sound of a heavy fall in front of him, followed by the long “F-f-f-f-f” of a breath indrawn with pain. —Aldous Huxley, Chrome Yellow.>
n. the title of a visual poem by Mike Cannell.
adj. fortissimo (a musician’s directive to perform a passage very loudly).
1. adj. fine, as spoken during a disjointed telephone conversation in the play Oleanna by David Mamet.