flabbergast

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈflæbə(ˌ)ɡɑːst/
  • (US) enPR: flăb′ər-găst', IPA (key): /ˈflæbɚˌɡæst/
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  • Hyphenation: flab‧ber‧gast

Verb[change]

Plain form
flabbergast

Third-person singular
flabbergasts

Past tense
flabbergasted

Past participle
flabbergasted

Present participle
flabbergasting

  1. (transitive) If you are flabbergasted, you are amazed in a ludicrous manner.
    He was flabbergasted to find that his work had been done for him before he began.
    The oddity of the situation was so flabbergasting I couldn’t react in time for anyone to see it.