• (British) IPA: /ˈflæbəɡæstəd/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈflæbɚˌɡæstəd/


  1. Appalled, annoyed, exhausted or disgusted.
    He was flabbergasted at how much weight he had gained.
    • 1952. Agnes Morley Cleaveland. Satan's Paradise: from Lucien Maxwell to Fred Lambert. Houghton-Mifflin.
      Maxwell made a lunge at his flabbergasted guest, who ducked just in time to escape the great hands reaching for him.
    • 2008. Dutch Sheets. Watchman Prayer: Keeping the Enemy Out While Protecting Your Family, Home. Gospel Light. page 57.
      From behind her paper, she was flabbergasted to see a neatly dressed man helping himself to her cookies.
  2. (euphemistic, rare) Damned.

See Thesaurus:astonished

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of flabbergast

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