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Fabian

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adjective Fa·bi·an \ˈfā-bē-ən\

Definition of Fabian

  1. 1 a :  of, relating to, or in the manner of the Roman general Quintus Fabius Maximus known for his defeat of Hannibal in the Second Punic War by the avoidance of decisive contests b :  cautious, dilatory

  2. 2 [the Fabian Society; from the members' belief in slow rather than revolutionary change in government] :  of, relating to, or being a society of socialists organized in England in 1884 to spread socialist principles gradually

Fabian noun
Fa·bi·an·ism play \-ə-ˌni-zəm\ noun


1638

First Known Use of fabian

1638

Rhymes with fabian


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