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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 Queen Letizia consistently manages to walk the thin line between professional and playful, turning drab happenings into fab ones. Barry Samaha, Harper's BAZAAR, "Queen Letizia Looks Poised in a Pink Hugo Boss Suit," 17 Dec. 2019 But like Audrey II — whose ever-larger, ever-hungrier incarnations are embodied by Nicholas Mahon’s fab puppets — Seymour continues to grow in presence. Ben Brantley, New York Times, "‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Review: Jonathan Groff Feeds the Beast," 17 Oct. 2019 Check out the most fab celebrity looks of the week below, and follow us on Instagram at @tvstyle for to-the-minute NYFW coverage. Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "From Kaia Gerber's Birthday Fit to Rico Nasty's Corset, These Are the Best Celeb Fits of the Week," 6 Sep. 2019 The women shack up together in a fab beach house, initially reluctantly but soon learn to lean on one another and even start a business together. Ruth Kinane, EW.com, "Netflix renews Grace and Frankie for seventh and final season," 4 Sep. 2019 And when you’re done with all the stretching and ohmmms, Tahoe’s sandy beaches beckon — here are eight fab choices. Jackie Burrell, The Mercury News, "7 crazy-good Bay Area things to do this weekend, July 19-21," 18 July 2019 Summer is prime time for fab food festivals, from Hayward’s zuke festivities to Santa Cruz’s taco extravaganza. Lisa Herendeen, The Mercury News, "7 fabulous Bay Area food festivals this summer," 13 July 2019 The show explores what happens when the heir to a staid English shoe factory teams with a drag performer named Lola to transform the place into a maker of splashy and fab footwear for men who want to push the bounds of gender. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Moonlight Stage Productions goes for five as it announces expanded summer lineup for 40th anniversary in 2020," 12 June 2019 The fab four famously smiled for crowds of fans while walking to Christmas church service at St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Kate Middleton Wore a Pale Blue Dress to the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Charles's Investiture," 5 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of fab

1957, in the meaning defined above

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4 Jan 2020

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“Fab.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fab. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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How to pronounce fab (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of fab

informal + old-fashioned : extremely good


\ ˈfab How to pronounce Fab (audio) \
variants: or Fab fragment

Medical Definition of Fab

: 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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good-natured easy friendliness

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