flabbergast


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flab·ber·gast

 (flăb′ər-găst′)
tr.v. flab·ber·gast·ed, flab·ber·gast·ing, flab·ber·gasts
To cause to be overcome with astonishment; astound. See Synonyms at surprise.

[Origin unknown.]

flabbergast

(ˈflæbəˌɡɑːst)
vb (tr)
informal to overcome with astonishment; amaze utterly; astound
[C18: of uncertain origin]

flab•ber•gast

(ˈflæb ərˌgæst)

v.t.
to overcome with surprise and bewilderment; astound.
[1765–75; variant of flabagast (perhaps flabb (y) + aghast)]
flab′ber•gast`er, n.

flabbergast


Past participle: flabbergasted
Gerund: flabbergasting

Imperative
flabbergast
flabbergast
Present
I flabbergast
you flabbergast
he/she/it flabbergasts
we flabbergast
you flabbergast
they flabbergast
Preterite
I flabbergasted
you flabbergasted
he/she/it flabbergasted
we flabbergasted
you flabbergasted
they flabbergasted
Present Continuous
I am flabbergasting
you are flabbergasting
he/she/it is flabbergasting
we are flabbergasting
you are flabbergasting
they are flabbergasting
Present Perfect
I have flabbergasted
you have flabbergasted
he/she/it has flabbergasted
we have flabbergasted
you have flabbergasted
they have flabbergasted
Past Continuous
I was flabbergasting
you were flabbergasting
he/she/it was flabbergasting
we were flabbergasting
you were flabbergasting
they were flabbergasting
Past Perfect
I had flabbergasted
you had flabbergasted
he/she/it had flabbergasted
we had flabbergasted
you had flabbergasted
they had flabbergasted
Future
I will flabbergast
you will flabbergast
he/she/it will flabbergast
we will flabbergast
you will flabbergast
they will flabbergast
Future Perfect
I will have flabbergasted
you will have flabbergasted
he/she/it will have flabbergasted
we will have flabbergasted
you will have flabbergasted
they will have flabbergasted
Future Continuous
I will be flabbergasting
you will be flabbergasting
he/she/it will be flabbergasting
we will be flabbergasting
you will be flabbergasting
they will be flabbergasting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been flabbergasting
you have been flabbergasting
he/she/it has been flabbergasting
we have been flabbergasting
you have been flabbergasting
they have been flabbergasting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been flabbergasting
you will have been flabbergasting
he/she/it will have been flabbergasting
we will have been flabbergasting
you will have been flabbergasting
they will have been flabbergasting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been flabbergasting
you had been flabbergasting
he/she/it had been flabbergasting
we had been flabbergasting
you had been flabbergasting
they had been flabbergasting
Conditional
I would flabbergast
you would flabbergast
he/she/it would flabbergast
we would flabbergast
you would flabbergast
they would flabbergast
Past Conditional
I would have flabbergasted
you would have flabbergasted
he/she/it would have flabbergasted
we would have flabbergasted
you would have flabbergasted
they would have flabbergasted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.flabbergast - overcome with amazement; "This boggles the mind!"
surprise - cause to be surprised; "The news really surprised me"

flabbergast

verb
To overwhelm with surprise, wonder, or bewilderment:
Translations

flabbergast

vt (inf)verblüffen, umhauen (inf); I was flabbergasted to see him/at the priceich war platt or von den Socken, als ich ihn sah/als ich den Preis erfuhr (inf)
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