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fabulous

adjective uk   /ˈfæb.jʊ.ləs/ us  

fabulous adjective (GOOD)

very good; excellent: She looked absolutely fabulous in her dress. They've got a fabulous apartment in the centre of Paris. We had a fabulous time at the party.

fabulous adjective (NOT REAL)

literary imaginary, not existing in real life: The unicorn is a fabulous creature.
Translations of “fabulous”
in Korean 훌륭한, 멋진…
in Arabic رائع…
in Portuguese fabuloso…
in Catalan fabulós…
in Japanese すばらしい…
in Italian favoloso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 好的, 極好的, 絕佳的…
in Russian невероятный, потрясающий…
in Turkish mükemmel, harika, oldukça iyi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 好的, 极好的, 绝佳的…
in Polish fantastyczny…
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