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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


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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