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fabulous

fab·u·lous

fabulous

 
 
pronunciation:
fae by ls
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: almost beyond belief; astounding.
Harry Houdini was famous for his fabulous escapes.She wasn't planning to take the job, but the company made her a fabulous offer.
synonyms:
astounding, incredible, stupendous, unbelievable
similar words:
inconceivable, marvelous, phenomenal, prodigious, tall
definition 2: like or from a fable; legendary.
They had been told of a fabulous kingdom whose streets were paved with gold.
synonyms:
legendary
similar words:
epic, fabled, mythical, storied
definition 3: (informal) exceptionally pleasing; excellent.
Wasn't that a fabulous party?This restaurant has fabulous desserts!
 
synonyms:
excellent, marvelous, tremendous, wonderful
similar words:
bad, great, incredible, super, superb
derivations: fabulously (adv.), fabulousness (n.)