Try Our Apps


Blech. These are the grossest words.


[mab] /mæb/


Immunology. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Mab
Historical Examples
  • I looked with alarm at Mab, lest she should see them too; then we made our retreat as soon as possible.

    Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak Harriette McDougall
  • They enjoyed everything, and were no trouble at all, either Alan or Mab.

    Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak Harriette McDougall
  • Cicely and Mab looked at each other, but they did not say anything—they were afraid to say something which they ought not to say.

    The Curate in Charge Margaret Oliphant
  • I buried that miserable man at my own expense, as he was Mab's father.

    The Bishop's Secret Fergus Hume
  • There was no sun, a circumstance which Mab deplored, but for which Merefleet was profoundly grateful.

    The Odds Ethel M. Dell
  • Does Queen Mab drive this way, often, in her chariot-and-four?

    When Grandmamma Was New Marion Harland
  • "I hardly think you'll need it, Mab," her father said with a laugh.

  • Cicely, penitent, would have renewed it after an interval, but Mab was affronted.

    The Curate in Charge Margaret Oliphant
  • On a big cloth, on the floor of the barn, were spread the dried bean vines that had been pulled from Mab's part of the garden.

  • Mab had never had any doubt about hers since she was ten years old.

    The Curate in Charge Margaret Oliphant
British Dictionary definitions for Mab


(in English and Irish folklore) a fairy queen said to create and control men's dreams
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Related Abbreviations for Mab


marine amphibious brigade
monoclonal antibody
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Mab

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Mab

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for mab