fab·​u·​lar ˈfa-byə-lər How to pronounce fabular (audio)
: of, relating to, or having the form of a fable

Examples of fabular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fabular quality that makes Green’s clothes feel like plausible garb for the interstellar colonists of the early twenty-second century has also endeared them to the pop stars of the early twenty-first. Ned Beauman, The New Yorker, 25 May 2017

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Word History


borrowed from Latin fābulāris, from fābula "talk, account, fable entry 1" + -āris -ar

First Known Use

1684, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fabular was in 1684

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Cite this Entry

“Fabular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fabular. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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