Definitions for fabulousˈfæb yə ləs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fab•u•lousˈfæb yə ləs(adj.)

  1. almost impossible to believe; incredible.

  2. exceptionally good or unusual; superb.

    Category: Informal

  3. told about or known through fables or myths; purely imaginary.

Origin of fabulous:

1540–50; < L fābulōsus, der. of fābul(a)fable


Princeton's WordNet

  1. fabulous, fab(adj)

    extremely pleasing

    "a fabulous vacation"

  2. fabulous, mythic, mythical, mythologic, mythological(adj)

    based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity

    "mythical centaurs"; "the fabulous unicorn"

  3. fabulous(adj)

    barely credible

    "the fabulous endurance of a marathon runner"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. fabulous(adjective)ˈfæb yə ləs

    very good; = wonderful

    We had a fabulous time.; The food was fabulous.


  1. fabulous(Adjective)

    of or relating to fable, myth or legend.

  2. fabulous(Adjective)

    characteristic of fables; marvelous, extraordinary, incredible, unbelievable, absurd, extreme, or exaggerated.

  3. fabulous(Adjective)

    fictional or not believable; made up.

  4. fabulous(Adjective)

    known for telling fables or falsehoods; unreliable.

  5. fabulous(Adjective)

    very good; outstanding, wonderful.

  6. Origin: From fabuleux or fabulosus, "celebrated in fable".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fabulous(adj)

    feigned, as a story or fable; related in fable; devised; invented; not real; fictitious; as, a fabulous description; a fabulous hero

  2. Fabulous(adj)

    passing belief; exceedingly great; as, a fabulous price


  1. Fabulous

    "Fabulous" is an R&B song by Jaheim, featuring guest vocals by Tha' Rayne. It was released in 2002 and was the first single from his album Still Ghetto. It was produced by Kay Gee. This song samples "Wake Up Everybody" by Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes. A music video for the single was shot in August 2002 in New Jersey and includes appearances by Mary J. Blige and Tha' Rayne. The song peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart and number 28 on the Hot 100. It also hit #1 on the Adult R&B chart for three weeks from February 1, 2003 to February 22, 2003.

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