导读 大家好,知识小编来为大家讲解下。趣词词典,- 英语词根词缀词源词典很多人还不知道,现在让我们一起来看看吧!一、趣词词典1、fabulous

大家好,知识小编来为大家讲解下。趣词词典,- 英语词根词缀词源词典很多人还不知道,现在让我们一起来看看吧!

一、趣词词典

1、fabulous 绝妙的

2、来自fable, 故事,寓言。引申义绝妙的,童话般的。

二、- 英语词根词缀词源词典

1、fabulous (adj.)

2、early 15c.,"mythical, legendary,"from Latin fabulosus"celebrated in fable;"also"rich in myths,"from fabula"story, tale"(see fable (n.)). Meaning"pertaining to fable"is from 1550s. Sense of"incredible"first recorded c. 1600, hence"enormous, immense, amazing,"which was trivialized by 1950s to"marvelous, terrific."Slang shortening fab first recorded 1957; popularized in reference to The Beatles, c. 1963.Fabulous (often contracted to fab(s)) and fantastic are also in that long list of words which boys and girls use for a time to express high commendation and then get tired of, such as, to go no farther back than the present century, topping, spiffing, ripping, wizard, super, posh, smashing. [Gower's 1965 revision of Fowler's"Modern English Usage"] Related: Fabulously; fabulousness.

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