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Examples

  • Don't look at him! abracadabrant (e) adj = fantastic un souci = worry

    pressé - French Word-A-Day

  • I followed the man's magical "turn your head away" tip and, just like that — in one abracadabrant POOF! — all of my soucis left me (though I can't say the same for the married man with flailing hands standing outside of the fromagerie ...).

    pressé - French Word-A-Day

  • I followed the man's magical "turn your head away" tip and, just like that—in one abracadabrant POOF!

    pressé - French Word-A-Day

  • Latin calls a thing _abracadabrant_ there is no more to be said.

    The Belovéd Vagabond

  • For all of his skill, courage, and strength, Cotto is going to need something abracadabrant to keep up with Pacquiao.

    MVN

  • _quartier_ would have called it _abracadabrant_ and they would not have been far wrong.

    The Belovéd Vagabond

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  • I found this word several years ago in a dictionary of archaic English; its definition was given as something marvelous or dazzlingly good.

    April 28, 2008

  • I've yet to see this French word in English. It means "ludicrous" or "far-fetched."

    See the even sillier abracadabrantesque

    March 16, 2007

  • This is a beautiful word. I just like the way it feels in my mouth (and head) when I say it.www.lost.eu/303bf

    March 16, 2007