Examples of fab in a Sentence

We had a fab time. that designer's new line of spring clothing is absolutely fab
Recent Examples on the Web Every day is fab, and every day deserves a diamond. Florence O'Connor, Vogue, 7 Sep. 2023 Some of that has already started with TSMC, Samsung, and Intel making major fab investments. IEEE Spectrum, 5 Feb. 2023 Reminiscent of old Hollywood, this comforter set features flashes of metallic gold on a neutral background—a fab pairing for something opulent to sink into at the end of the day. Sharon Brandwein, Southern Living, 3 Aug. 2023 After learning the ropes as a fab integration manager, he was promoted to fab deputy director. IEEE Spectrum, 14 Feb. 2023 The fab four was out on tour again in July 2017, this time visiting Poland and Germany. Stephanie Petit, Peoplemag, 14 Feb. 2023 Just copy Smith’s approach to suiting, pile on the jewels, and add a fab statement coat. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 16 Nov. 2022 Austin has an out-and-proud LGBT community, a fab drag scene, and one of the country's most fun Pride Month celebrations. Peter Schlesinger, Travel + Leisure, 29 Apr. 2023 Meanwhile, hats off to the good folks at Dipity for creating a fab tool. Ed Yong, Discover Magazine, 12 Feb. 2011 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fab was in 1957

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“Fab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fab. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

Medical Definition


variants or Fab fragment
: a fragment of an antibody that contains one antigen-binding site, one complete light chain, and part of one heavy chain
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