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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fab-yuh-luh s]
    • /ˈfæb yə ləs/
    • /ˈfæb.jʊ.ləs.li/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fab-yuh-luh s]
    • /ˈfæb yə ləs/

Definitions of fabulously word

  • adjective fabulously almost impossible to believe; incredible. 1
  • adjective fabulously Informal. exceptionally good or unusual; marvelous; superb: a fabulous bargain; a fabulous new house. 1
  • adjective fabulously told about in fables; purely imaginary: the fabulous exploits of Hercules. 1
  • adjective fabulously known about only through myths or legends. 1
  • noun fabulously In a fabulous manner. 1
  • adverb fabulously outstandingly well 1

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Origin of fabulously

First appearance:

before 1540
One of the 30% oldest English words
1540-50; < Latin fābulōsus, equivalent to fābul(a) fable + -ōsus -ous

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Parts of speech for Fabulously


fabulously popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fabulously usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fabulously

adv fabulously

  • strangely — unusual, extraordinary, or curious; odd; queer: a strange remark to make.
  • uncommonly — in an uncommon or unusual manner or degree.
  • astonishingly — causing astonishment or surprise; amazing: an astonishing victory; an astonishing remark.

adverb fabulously

  • excellently — In a manner that demonstrates excellence; very well.
  • superbly — admirably fine or excellent; extremely good: a superb performance.
  • spectacularly — of or like a spectacle; marked by or given to an impressive, large-scale display.
  • splendidly — gorgeous; magnificent; sumptuous. Synonyms: luxurious, dazzling, imposing. Antonyms: squalid.
  • resplendent — shining brilliantly; gleaming; splendid: troops resplendent in white uniforms; resplendent virtues.

Antonyms for fabulously

adv fabulously

  • commonly — usually; ordinarily
  • normally — in a normal or regular way: The wound is healing normally.
  • usually — habitual or customary: her usual skill.
  • unexceptional — not exceptional; not unusual or extraordinary.

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