fabulous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French fabuleux or Latin fābulōsus (celebrated in fable).

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fabulous (comparative more fabulous, superlative most fabulous)

  1. of or relating to fable, myth or legend.
  2. characteristic of fables; marvelous, extraordinary, incredible, unbelievable, absurd, extreme, or exaggerated.
  3. fictional or not believable; made up.
  4. known for telling fables or falsehoods; unreliable.
  5. very good; outstanding, wonderful.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the sense of wonderful, the word may become associated with gay men. This may be the direct result of its former usage among valley girls.

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