flabbergasted

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flabbergasted (comparative more flabbergasted, superlative most flabbergasted)

  1. Appalled, annoyed, exhausted or disgusted.[1]
    He was flabbergasted at how much weight he had gained.
    • 1952. Agnes Morley Cleaveland. Satan's Paradise: from Lucien Maxwell to Fred Lambert. Houghton-Mifflin.
      Maxwell made a lunge at his flabbergasted guest, who ducked just in time to escape the great hands reaching for him.
    • 2008. Dutch Sheets. Watchman Prayer: Keeping the Enemy Out While Protecting Your Family, Home. Gospel Light. page 57.
      From behind her paper, she was flabbergasted to see a neatly dressed man helping himself to her cookies.
  2. (euphemistic) Damned.[2]

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See Wikisaurus:astonished

Verb[edit]

flabbergasted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of flabbergast

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2005, Jonathan Green, Cassell's Dictionary of Slang[1], Sterling Publishing Company, page 511:
  2. ^ 2005, Jonathan Green, Cassell's Dictionary of Slang[2], Sterling Publishing Company, page 511: