fabulous

[ fab-yuh-luhs ]
/ ˈfæb yə ləs /

adjective

almost impossible to believe; incredible.
Informal. exceptionally good or unusual; marvelous; superb: a fabulous bargain; a fabulous new house.
told about in fables; purely imaginary: the fabulous exploits of Hercules.
known about only through myths or legends.

Origin of fabulous

1540–50; < Latin fābulōsus, equivalent to fābul(a) fable + -ōsus -ous

Related forms

fab·u·lous·ly, adverbfab·u·lous·ness, nounun·fab·u·lous, adjectiveun·fab·u·lous·ly, adverb
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fabulous

/ (ˈfæbjʊləs) /

adjective

almost unbelievable; astounding; legendaryfabulous wealth
informal extremely gooda fabulous time at the party
of, relating to, or based upon fablea fabulous beast

Derived Forms

fabulously, adverbfabulousness, noun

Word Origin for fabulous

C15: from Latin fābulōsus celebrated in fable, from fābula fable
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