It somehow has a much better ring to it than ‘fantastic’. Or ‘fabulous’. And so much loftier than ‘great’.
And the contentivity I feel when I use this word cannot be described in words – or by using the dictionary either (not to mention the tailspin that both words send Microsoft’s spellcheck into).
How was your day? Fantabulous. And you might just find the memory of the day is better than the day actually went.
How’s the new restaurant? Fantabulous. Better than finger-lickingly delicious, don’t you think?
How do I look? Fantabulous. And lo and behold, you just feel more glamorous than the outfit actually warrants.
Try it - and perhaps we may get it into the Prose dictionary if not the Oxford one…..