how to pronounce flabbergast


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flabbergast is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… still flabbergast me how little we knew …”

meanings of flabbergast


  1. An awkward person.
  2. Overwhelming confusion, shock, or surprise.


  1. To overwhelm with bewilderment; to amaze, confound, or stun, especially in a ludicrous manner.

flabbergast frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word flabbergast occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics flabbergast 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 flabbergast can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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