The request left Reid “flabbergasted,” he says, but he agreed to take it on.
I am sitting there just flabbergasted and amazed the whole time.
Several senators at the hearing were flabbergasted at their answers.
Sebastian Vidal, a field coordinator for MSF, told NPR he was “flabbergasted” at the lack of international response.
She said she was still “flabbergasted that the French deprived themselves of him”.
I suppose that he, an astronomer, was twice as flabbergasted as the rest of us.
If ever a poor devil was flabbergasted, it was the head of the Boyne agency at that moment.
“I only wanted to see the library,” stuttered Trix, flabbergasted, dismayed.
Hilton smiled at the flabbergasted captain and went back to the lounge.
Uncle Henry was flabbergasted, completely done for, for the moment.
1772, mentioned (with bored) in a magazine article as a new vogue word, perhaps from some dialect (in 1823 flabbergast was noted as a Sussex word), likely an arbitrary formation from flabby or flapper and aghast.
To amaze; perplex; throw (1772+)