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Saltos de línea: fabu|lous
Pronunciación: /ˈfabjʊləs

Definición de fabulous en inglés:


1Extraordinary, especially extraordinarily large: fabulous riches
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The scams offer fabulous riches or the love of your life, but first the magha has to send a series of escalating fees and payments.
  • All the fabulous items and riches so earnestly sought and viciously competed for over the years, will be gone.
  • While the workers and the middle class of the great cities perished in misery, Stinnes became the owner of fabulous riches.
extraordinary, remarkable, exceptional;
astounding, amazing, astonishing, fantastic, breathtaking, overwhelming, staggering, unthinkable, inconceivable, unimaginable, incredible, unbelievable, unheard of, unthought of, unspeakable, unutterable, untold, ineffable, implausible, improbable, unlikely, impossible, undreamed of, beyond one's wildest dreams, beyond the realm of reason
1.1 informal Very good; wonderful: a fabulous two-week holiday
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There's some truly fabulous stuff in these wonderful emporiums.
  • The champagne flowed, the food was fabulous, the company wonderful.
  • I could pick any game, he's just been a fabulous influence and a wonderful player for his country.
excellent, marvellous, superb, very good, first-rate, first-class, wonderful, outstanding, exceptional, magnificent, splendid, superlative, matchless, peerless
British informal brill
Australian/New Zealand informal bonzer
British informal , dated spiffing, topping, top-hole, wizard
humorous super-duper
2Having no basis in reality; mythical: fabulous creatures
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Reality is airbrushed and we're given promises of fabulous, mythical oases of futurity.
  • For thousands of years fabulous serpents and dragons have been the stuff of myth and traveller's tales.
  • It is said that from the dense forests nearby, wild beasts and fabulous birds like rocs harassed the Bagan people.
fictitious, imaginary, imagined, made up, unreal, hypothetical, fantastic, proverbial, apocryphal;


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



Pronunciación: /-ˈlɒsɪti/
Example sentences
  • 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.


Example sentences
  • 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.

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