flabbergast


flab·ber·gast

transitive verb \ˈfla-bər-ˌgast\

: to shock or surprise (someone) very much

Full Definition of FLABBERGAST

:  to overwhelm with shock, surprise, or wonder :  dumbfound
flab·ber·gast·ing·ly \-ˌgas-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of FLABBERGAST

  1. It flabbergasts me to see how many people still support them.
  2. <your decision to suddenly quit your job flabbergasts me>

Origin of FLABBERGAST

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1772

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