supercalifragilisticexpialidocious



adjective
fantastic, Fantastic, very wonderful

Translations:
German: superkalifragilistikexpialigetisch
Italian: supercalifragilistichespiralidoso(it)
Spanish: supercalifragilisticoespialidoso(es)

Etymology: A memorable ficticious word from the movie Wikipedia:Mary Poppins (film), Mary Poppins (Walt Disney Studios, released 1964), and also the title from a song in the movie. It is not a real word, as the creator of the word simply created it for purpose of use in the movie. However, here is its definition nonetheless, as it is used in the movie:

Song title from the 1964 movie “Mary Poppins”; widely recognized and sometimes used as an adjective with unclear meaning

It means great, fantastic, extremely cool. It can also be used as an exclamation, or as a way to describe something that surprises and delights you, similar to the words ‘stupendous’ or ‘wonderful’. It is from the song in “Mary Poppins”(1964), suggested as “something to say when you don’t know what to say.”

Root Meanings
A semi-serious analysis of each part of the word can produce the alternate definition, ‘atoning for educability through delicate beauty’ (being so pretty that it doesn’t matter that you’re also smart). Here’s how they came up with that:

super- ‘above’, cali- ‘beauty’, fragilistic- ‘delicate’, expiali- ‘to atone’, docious- ‘educable’.

It can also be used as an exclamation, or as a way to describe something that surprises and delights you, similar to the words ‘stupendous’ or ‘wonderful’: “What a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious delight!”

adj. A word from the Disney film production of the book Mary Poppins describing any quality that is so indescribable that you have no real word to say it with

“It’s Supercalafragilisticexpialidocious, even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious, if you say it loud enough you’ll always sound precocious, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!



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