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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fab]
    • /fæb/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fab]
    • /fæb/

Definitions of fab word

  • adjective fab fabulous (def 2). 1
  • noun fab Fabulous; wonderful. 1
  • abbreviation FAB fabulous 1
  • noun fab electronics: fabrication plant 1
  • adjective fab If you say that something is fab, you are emphasizing that you think it is very good. 0
  • exclamation fab an expression of approval or enthusiasm 0

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Origin of fab

First appearance:

before 1960
One of the 3% newest English words
First recorded in 1960-65; by shortening

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fab


fab popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fab usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fab

adj fab

  • big — A big person or thing is large in physical size.
  • substantial — of ample or considerable amount, quantity, size, etc.: a substantial sum of money.
  • significant — important; of consequence.
  • consequential — Consequential means the same as consequent.
  • distinguished — made conspicuous by excellence; noted; eminent; famous: a distinguished scholar. Synonyms: renowned, illustrious.

adjective fab

  • important — of much or great significance or consequence: an important event in world history.
  • dynamite — A high explosive consisting of nitroglycerine mixed with an absorbent material and typically molded into sticks.
  • essential — Absolutely necessary; extremely important.
  • exceptional — Unusual; not typical.
  • extravagant — Lacking restraint in spending money or using resources.

Antonyms for fab

adj fab

  • unimportant — of much or great significance or consequence: an important event in world history.
  • insignificant — unimportant, trifling, or petty: Omit the insignificant details.
  • minor — lesser, as in size, extent, or importance, or being or noting the lesser of two: a minor share.
  • inconsiderable — small, as in value, amount, or size.
  • undistinguished — having no distinguishing marks or features.

adjective fab

  • expected — Anticipated; thought to be about to arrive or occur.

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