Definition of fabulous in English:


Line breaks: fabu|lous
Pronunciation: /ˈfabjʊləs




Pronunciation: /-ˈlɒsɪti/
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  • But at the newspaper, where everybody is a class valedictorian or expects to be treated like one, the savvy thing for the new editor to do is to come in and proclaim the paper is fabulous and that we will lead it to greater fabulosity.
  • I never used to feel fabulous or truly at peace with myself… but you are one of the people who've helped me find that inner fabulosity within myself and let it come out.
  • The bald truth about these inventories, known to anyone who does achieve true fabulosity by age 30, is the only list worth adhering to is one of your own devising.


[as submodifier]: a fabulously wealthy man
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  • We don't like reading about where the sons and daughters of the fabulously wealthy spend their vacations.
  • Even today, a woman mounted side-saddle in a full skirt, tightly cut coat, white stock and hard riding hat looks fabulously elegant.
  • Riding on the momentum of a fabulously successful national tour, Gordey reflects on what it means to be counted among the best.


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  • Of course I'd gotten it online, a fabulous price at a fabulous place that required prepayment for all this fabulousness, and imposed a one-night penalty for a cancellation within 24 hours.
  • I own several scruffy-looking fleece tops that make me feel cheap and shabby whenever I wear them, so I was on the lookout for warm and slinky knitwear to help bring out my inner fabulousness.
  • I'd love to see New York from a native's eyes, just to take all that gigantic fabulousness for granted.


late Middle English (in the sense 'known through fable'): from French fabuleux or Latin fabulosus 'celebrated in fable', from fabula (see fable).

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