flabbergasted flabbergasted  /f ˈlæ bər ˌɡæ stɪd/


  • (adj) as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise


  1. The locals seemed flabbergasted by such claims, insisting that the crisis had immediately overwhelmed their capacity and that the feds had failed to step into the vacuum.
  2. There he had his first brush with the metropolitan press, came off winner, hands down, over a flabbergasted World-Telegram reporter.


  • Sound Off! (June 15)

    As a former Mesilla reserve federal marshall, I am embarrassed and flabbergasted at the officers currently working for Mesilla. Their lack of attentiveness, knowledge of the laws and racial profiling is just appalling.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Silver City Sun-News


  1. Allardyce said: "They are out of order. This is a private matter, a confidential issue that should not have been made public. I'm flabbergasted and want the situation resolved. I am just trying as Newcastle manager to secure a player of this kind...
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Sam Allardyce Source: Times Online

  2. "Kamran is a match-winner but every time we came close to a victory, he played a bad shot and got out. I was flabbergasted when Kamran missed the run out. I have serious doubts about him. I have heard stories about match-fixing," Intikhab said.
    on May 19, 2010 By: Intikhab Alam Source: Herald Sun

  3. Higgins said: "I really don't know how I won that match. I think I only counted three or four balls in the whole match that he missed. I'm flabbergasted. He's such a great player. That was probably my best win ever. That's how highly I regard Mark...
    on Apr 29, 2009 By: John Higgins Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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