fab

[ fab ]
/ fæb /

adjective Slang.


Nearby words

  1. fa xian,
  2. fa-hsien,
  3. fa-la,
  4. faa,
  5. faan,
  6. fab fragment,
  7. fabaceous,
  8. fabada,
  9. fabella,
  10. fabergé

Origin of fab

First recorded in 1960–65; by shortening

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British Dictionary definitions for fabber

fab

1
/ (fæb) informal, mainly British /

adjective

short for fabulous

interjection

an expression of approval or enthusiasm

FAB

2

abbreviation for

flavoured alcoholic beverage
fuel air bomb
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Word Origin and History for fabber

fab

adj.

1957, slang shortening of fabulous.

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