Definition of fabled in English:

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fabled

Pronunciation: /ˈfābəld/

adjective

[attributive]
1Well known for being of great quality or rarity; famous: a fabled art collection
More example sentences
  • Darren Yeadon has spent the past two years in Italy working with marble from Carrara, which has gained a fabled reputation among sculptors across the globe.
  • The regiment's mission placed it firmly and directly astride the famous, fabled, historic Fulda Gap.
  • Moreover, a shaky economy a weak American dollar and declining tourism are hurting sales at some of Paris's fabled art galleries.
Synonyms
celebrated, renowned, famed, famous, well known, legendary, storied, prized, noted, notable, acclaimed, esteemed, prestigious, of repute, of high standing
1.1Mythical; imaginary: the fabled kingdom
More example sentences
  • The fabled wealth of Ethiopia pre-dates the medieval Prester John legend by many centuries.
  • Many legends have spoke on its great and fabled powers, saying that it has the ability to drop gold and prolong life, so on.
  • He relinquishes this fabled sword to fellow esteemed warrior Yu Shu Lien, who he has loved in secret just as she has loved him.
Synonyms
fictitious, fantastic, imaginary, imagined, made-up

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Syllabification: fa·bled

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