Definition of flabbergast
- We were flabbergasted by the news that he had won the lottery.
It flabbergasts me to see how many people still support them.
your decision to suddenly quit your job flabbergasts me
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First Known Use: 1772See Words from the same year
knock for a loop, take aback, take by surprise;
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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