fabulous vs mythological what difference

what is difference between fabulous and mythological

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin fābulōsus (celebrated in fable).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfæbjʊləs/

Adjective

fabulous (comparative more fabulous, superlative most fabulous)

  1. Of or relating to fable, myth or legend.
  2. Characteristic of fables; marvelous, extraordinary, incredible.
  3. Fictional or not believable; made up.
  4. (obsolete) Known for telling fables or falsehoods; unreliable.
  5. (slang) Very good; outstanding, wonderful.
  6. (slang or euphemistic) Gay or pertaining to gay people.
  7. (slang) Camp, effeminate.
  8. (slang) Fashionable, glamorous

Usage notes

  • 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.

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:fabulous.

Synonyms

  • Thesaurus:excellent
  • Thesaurus:gay

Derived terms

Related terms

  • fable

Translations



English

Etymology

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Pronunciation

  • enPR: mĭthəlŏj’ĭkəl, IPA(key): /ˌmɪθəˈlɒd͡ʒɪkəl/

Adjective

mythological (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to myths or mythology.
  2. Legendary.
  3. (colloquial) Imaginary.
    (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought:)

Derived terms

  • mythologically

Translations

See also

  • mythical

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