what is difference between fab and fabulous
- IPA(key): /fæb/
- Rhymes: -æb
From fabulous, by shortening
fab (comparative fabber, superlative fabbest)
- (informal) fabulous (great or spectacular).
From fabricate and its derived terms, by shortening
fab (plural fabs)
- A manufacturing plant which fabricates items, particularly silicon chips.
- The chip fab will double its production next year.
- (microchips): foundry
fab (third-person singular simple present fabs, present participle fabbing, simple past and past participle fabbed)
- To fabricate, especially in the context of fabbers
- It uses digital data from a computer to “fab” products and models of new products. 
- AFB, B.F.A., BAF, BFA
- IPA(key): /fab/
fab (nominative plural fabs)
- IPA(key): /vaːb/
- Soft mutation of mab.
Borrowed from Latin fābulōsus (“celebrated in fable”).
- IPA(key): /ˈfæbjʊləs/
fabulous (comparative more fabulous, superlative most fabulous)
- Of or relating to fable, myth or legend.
- Characteristic of fables; marvelous, extraordinary, incredible.
- Fictional or not believable; made up.
- (obsolete) Known for telling fables or falsehoods; unreliable.
- (slang) Very good; outstanding, wonderful.
- (slang or euphemistic) Gay or pertaining to gay people.
- (slang) Camp, effeminate.
- (slang) Fashionable, glamorous
- In the sense of wonderful, the word is sometimes associated with gay men. This may be a result of its former usage among valley girls.
For quotations using this term, see Citations:fabulous.