Definition of frabjous in English:

frabjous

adjective

humorous
  • Delightful; joyous.

    ‘‘Oh frabjous day!’ she giggled’
    • ‘Oh, callooh, callay, and frabjous day, for this beautiful edition of Lewis Carroll's masterpiece of wordplay has come out in paperback.’
    • ‘Amongst the range of styles - from collage to fine brush strokes and joyful splodges - there is something to please all ages including a group of frabjous beasts from Quentin Blake created for this exhibition.’
    • ‘Oh, frabjous day, calloo callay, she chortled in her joy.’
    wonderful, marvellous, magnificent, superb, sublime, spectacular, lovely, excellent, fine, delightful, enjoyable, pleasurable
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Origin

1871: coined by Lewis Carroll in Through the Looking Glass, apparently to suggest fair and joyous.

Pronunciation:

frabjous

/ˈfrabdʒəs/