fab

fab

[fab]
adjective Slang.
fabulous ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1960–65; by shortening

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fab1 (fæb)
 
adj
1.  short for fabulous
 
interj
2.  an expression of approval or enthusiasm

FAB2
 
abbreviation for
1.  flavoured alcoholic beverage
2.  fuel air bomb

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fab
1957, slang shortening of fabulous (q.v.).
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fab definition

[fæb]
  1. mod.
    fabulous. (Also part of the nickname of a popular British television comedy seen in the U.S., Ab Fab = Absolutely Fabulous.) : Your pad is not what I'd call fab. Just okay.
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fab
fabulous
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