[fyoo-gey-shuh s] /fyuˈgeɪ ʃəs/
a sensational story with but a fugacious claim on the public’s attention.
Botany. falling or fading early.
passing quickly away; transitory; fleeting
(botany) lasting for only a short time: fugacious petals
“fleeing, likely to flee,” 1630s, from Latin fugaci-, stem of fugax “apt to flee, timid,” figuratively “transitory, fleeting,” from fugere “to flee” (see fugitive) + -ous. Related: Fugaciously; fugaciousness.
[fyoo-gey-shuh s] /fyuˈgeɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. fleeting; transitory: a sensational story with but a fugacious claim on the public’s attention. 2. Botany. falling or fading early. /fjuːˈɡæsɪtɪ/ noun 1. (thermodynamics) Also called escaping tendency. a property of a gas, related to its partial pressure, that expresses its tendency to escape or expand, given by d(logef) […]
[fyoo-guh l] /ˈfyu gəl/ adjective, Music. 1. of or relating to a , or composed in the style of a . /ˈfjuːɡəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or in the style of a fugue adj. 1854, from fugue + -al (1).
[foo-gah-toh, fyoo-] /fuˈgɑ toʊ, fyu-/ noun, plural fugatos. Music. 1. a section of a composition that is in fugal style but does not constitute a real . /fjʊˈɡɑːtəʊ/ adverb, adjective 1. in the manner or style of a fugue noun 2. a movement, section, or piece in this style
[foo g-uh r] /ˈfʊg ər/ noun 1. Jakob II [yah-kawp] /ˈyɑ kɔp/ (Show IPA), (“the Rich”) 1459–1525, German financier, a member of a German family of bankers and merchants of the 14th to 17th centuries. /German ˈfʊɡər/ noun 1. a German family of merchants and bankers, prominent in 15th- and 16th-century Europe