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Definition of the noun flabbergast

What does flabbergast mean as a name of something?


  1. [uncountable] Overwhelming surprise, confusion or shock.
  2. [countable] An awkward person.

Definition of the verb flabbergast

What does flabbergast mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: flabbergasted | flabbergasting | flabbergasts

  1. overcome with amazement

Alternative definition of the verb flabbergast


  1. [transitive] To overwhelm with bewilderment; to stun, confound or amaze, especially with ludicrous affect.


Flabbergast is a record label.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Flabbergast

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Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Flabbergast is a picturesque and often hyperbolical synonym of astonish or amaze; ...

Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2006)

More Than 5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Joseph Epstein

amaze; astonish; astound; awe; dazzle; dumbfound; flabbergast; overpower; ...

Google previewThe New American Webster Handy College Dictionary (2006)

Includes Abbreviations, Geographical Names, Foreign Words and Phrases, Forms of Address, Weights and Measures, Signs and Symbols by Albert Morehead, Philip D. Morehead, Loy Morehead

flabbergast 283 flameout flab'bergast" (flab'ar-gast") v.t. (Informal) confound; astonish. flail, flay flabbergast *□ Two similar-sounding but unrelated words. To flail is to whip; flay means to strip the skin from (one could flay someone by flailing ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

dazzle, flabbergast, floor, impress, perplex, startle, stun, surprise astonishing: breathtaking, confusing, eye-popping, fabulous, incredible, miraculous, shocking, spectacular, wonderful, wondrous astound: amaze, appall, astonish, confound, ...

Google previewAuthors' & Printers' Dictionary (1912)

A Guide for Authors, Editors, Printers, Correctors of the Press, Compositors, and Typists, with Full List of Abbreviations by Frederick Howard Collins

flabbergast*, not flaba-, flaber-. flabel/luai* (Lat.), a fan ; pi. -a*. fiacon*, a small bottle. flagell/um * (zool. ), a whip- like appendage; pi. -a*. flageolet* (mus.), «o/-elet (not ital.). flageolet* (Fr.

Google previewThe American Slang Dictionary (1891)

by James Maitland

Flabbergast (Old Eng.), to astonish or strike with wonder. Flag (Eng.), the aprons worn by auctioneer's assistants, stouts and porters. Flam (Eng.), nonsense; a tale which cannot be believed.

Google previewEssential Songwriter's Rhyming Dictionary

Handy Guide by Kevin Mitchell

case chase commonplace debase disgrace displace embrace encase erase face grace lace mace misplace pace place race replace space steeplechase trace unlace Vast aghast blast cast classed contrast fast flabbergast forecast gassed ...

Google previewDiamond Gem English Dictionary

by Dr. Baljit Singh

to make hissing sound, flabbergast v.t. to stun, to astonish. flabbiness n softness; tenderness. flabby a. tender; ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

confound, flabbergast, disconcert; astonish. See SURPRISE. dumbness,n. aphonia, muteness, aphony, mutism; deaf-mutism, voicelessness; SILENCE, TACITURNITY, inarticulateness; informal ...

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Scrabble value of F4L1A1B3B3E1R1G2A1S1T1

The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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