how to pronounce fabulous


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the above transcription of fabulous is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

fabulous is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of fabulous in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… John it's just so fabulous in the book …”

meanings of fabulous


  1. Fictional or not believable; made up.
  2. Camp, effeminate.
  3. Of or relating to fable, myth or legend.
  4. Gay or pertaining to gay people.
  5. Characteristic of fables; marvelous, extraordinary, incredible.
  6. Fashionable, glamorous.
  7. Known for telling fables or falsehoods; unreliable.
  8. Very good; outstanding, wonderful.

fabulous frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word fabulous occurs in english on average 61.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics fabulous can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that fabulous can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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