fabled
adjective Date: 1602 1. fictitious 2. told or celebrated in fables 3. renowned, famous <
the team's fabled coach
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  • fabled — fabled; un·fabled; …   English syllables

  • fabled — index famous, fictitious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fabled — (adj.) c.1600, unreal, invented, pp. adjective from fable (v.) to tell tales (late 14c.), from O.Fr. fabler, from L. fabulari, from fabula (see FABLE (Cf. fable)). Meaning celebrated in fable is from 1706 …   Etymology dictionary

  • fabled — [adj] legendary fabulous, famed, famous, fanciful, fictional, mythical, mythological, storied, unreal; concept 568 Ant. unheard of, unknown …   New thesaurus

  • fabled — ► ADJECTIVE 1) famous. 2) mythical or imaginary …   English terms dictionary

  • fabled — [fā′bəld] adj. 1. told of in fables or legends; mythical; legendary 2. unreal; fictitious …   English World dictionary

  • fabled — [[t]fe͟ɪb(ə)ld[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n If you describe a person or thing as fabled, especially someone or something remarkable, you mean that they are well known because they are often talked about or a lot of stories are told about them. You cannot go… …   English dictionary

  • fabled — /fay beuhld/, adj. 1. celebrated in fables: a fabled goddess of the wood. 2. having no real existence; fictitious: a fabled chest of gold. [1730 40; FABLE + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • fabled — fa•bled [[t]ˈfeɪ bəld[/t]] adj. 1) lit. celebrated in fables 2) having no real existence; fictitious: fabled lands of everlasting plenty[/ex] 3) celebrated; famous; renowned: a fabled beauty of stage and screen[/ex] • Etymology: 1730–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • fabled — /ˈfeɪbəld/ (say faybuhld) adjective 1. celebrated as fables; mythical; legendary: fabled goddess of the wood. 2. having no real existence; fictitious: fabled chest of gold …   Australian English dictionary

  • Fabled — Fable Fa ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fabled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fabling}.] To compose fables; hence, to write or speak fiction; to write or utter what is not true. He Fables not. Shak. [1913 Webster] Vain now the tales which fabling poets tell.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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