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 Dictionary entry overview: What does flabbergasted mean? 

  The adjective FLABBERGASTED has 1 sense:

1. as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise

  Familiarity information: FLABBERGASTED used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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As if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise


dumbfounded; dumbstricken; dumbstruck; dumfounded; flabbergasted; stupefied; thunderstruck

Context examples:

a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident / the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless / was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion


surprised (taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment)

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