supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

[ soo-per-kal-uh-fraj-uh-lis-tik-ek-spee-al-i-doh-shuh s ]
/ ˌsu pərˌkæl əˌfrædʒ əˌlɪs tɪkˌɛk spiˌæl ɪˈdoʊ ʃəs /

adjective

(used as a nonsense word by children to express approval or to represent the longest word in English.)

Nearby words

  1. superbike,
  2. superblock,
  3. superbomb,
  4. superbug,
  5. supercalender,
  6. supercapital,
  7. supercar,
  8. supercargo,
  9. supercede,
  10. supercell

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Word Origin and History for supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

from song in 1964 Disney movie version of "Mary Poppins;" subject of a lawsuit based on earlier song title "Supercalafajalistickexpialadojus" (1949), but other versions of the word also were in circulation.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper