flabaghast

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

flabaghast (third-person singular simple present flabaghasts, present participle flabaghasting, simple past flabaghasted, past participle flabaghasted or flabaghast)

  1. Archaic spelling of flabbergast.
    • 1896 August 22, [F. Anstey] [pseudonym; Thomas Anstey Guthrie], “Jottings and Tittlings. (By Baboo Hurry Bungsho Jabberjee, B.A.) No. XXI. Mr. Jabberjee Halloos before He is Quite Out of the Woods”, in Punch, or The London Charivari, volume CXI, London: Published at the office, 85, Fleet Street, OCLC 732224722, pages 88–89, column 2:
      At this I was rendered completely flabaghast—for, although the allegation was undeniably correct, I had confidently hoped that my friend Ram was unaware of the fact, or would at least have the ordinary mother-wit to refrain from blurting it out!

Noun[edit]

flabaghast (plural flabaghasts)

  1. Archaic spelling of flabbergast.