Foobar vs Forbar - What's the difference?

foobar | forbar |


As a noun foobar

is (slang) a serious mistake.

As a verb forbar is

to bar in; to shut up.

foobar

English

(wikipedia foobar)

Noun

(-)
  • (slang) A serious mistake.
  • (computing) A metasyntactic variable name, a place holder for words; compare foo, bar.
  • forbar

    English

    Verb

  • To bar in; to shut up.
  • To bar, fend off, ward off.
  • To exclude, deny.