FOH Meaning

Last Updated:

What does FOH mean?

FOH means F*ck Outta Here.

On this page:

FOH Meaning
Find out what FOH means and how it is used.

FOH is an initialism that stands for “f*ck outta here” ("[get the] f*ck out of here"). It is often used in anger to dismiss someone, but is sometimes used jokingly to express disbelief much in the same was as the expression “get outta here!”.

Where is FOH used?

The term is primarily used on social networks where people have conversations and comments on posts, as well as in text messages.

FOH is used on the follow platforms and places:

  • texting
  • online conversation
  • Discord
  • Facebook
  • Facebook Messenger
  • Instagram
  • Twitch
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
An example of the initialism FOH in a text message.
An example of the initialism FOH in a text message.

How is FOH used?

FOH is used in two ways: to tell someone to f*ck off or go away, or to express disbelief in a joking way.

For example, if you’re having an argument (through text messages), you might end up saying something like “you have no idea what you’re talking about! FOH!” to end the conversation.

Alternatively, you may respond to a friend’s crazy story by saying something like “No way! That really happened?!? FOH!”.

Do people say FOH out loud?

No; they say the actual words “f*ck outta here”.

Example Uses of FOH

In a text message:
WYM you don't have my money? FOH and LMK when you have it...

Someone is mad that someone else doesn't have their money yet and tells them to get in touch when they do.

In a text message:
You got front row tickets to the game? FOH...

Someone can't believe their friend got front row tickets to a game and jokingly tells them to f*ck outta here.

On online conversation:
FOH, you're not going tell anyone.

Someone is angry that their friend is threatening to tell a secret.

On Facebook:

Someone responds to a random person commenting on their Facebook status.

On Twitter:

Someone is annoyed by someone else on Twitter.

Who uses FOH?

FOH seems to be used mainly by younger people who grew up using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

History of FOH

First Use

The term was first defined on [Urban Dictionary] in 2003, but Google searches for “FOH meaning” really only began around 2010, according to Google Trends.

Data from Google Trends showing the popularity of searches for FOH.
Data from Google Trends showing the popularity of searches for FOH.

Rise in Popularity

Since 2010, Google searches for “FOH meaning” have gradually increased over time.

What was used before FOH?

Before FOH, people would use slang terms like GTFO for the same purpose.