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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    informal an informal word to describe family or close friends

    Why does noone in my fam like Mexican food?

    Submitted by Rudie from United Kingdom on 30/01/2013
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    very informal short for "family", but means "friend" in Multicultural London English

    Fam, she's well butters, trust.

    Wagwan fam?

    Submitted by Da Big G from United Kingdom on 05/08/2016


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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