[ flab-er-gast ]
/ ˈflæb ərˌgæst /
verb (used with object)
to overcome with surprise and bewilderment; astound.
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British Dictionary definitions for flabbergaster
/ (ˈflæbəˌɡɑːst) /
informal to overcome with astonishment; amaze utterly; astound
Word Origin for flabbergast
C18: of uncertain origin
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