informal
: extremely charming or appealing : adorable
Ever notice that the tiny version of pretty much anything is super adorbs, from poodles to party favors?Cassandra Vega
The Wildflower Eye & Cheek Palette, $36, looks adorbs, and comes in blendable, spring- and summer-perfect shades.The Boston Herald

Word History

Etymology

ador(a)b(le) + -s, hypocoristic suffix (perhaps shortened from -sy, as in cutesy)

First Known Use

2008, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adorbs was in 2008

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Cite this Entry

“Adorbs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adorbs. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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