- adjective brilliant, wonderful. This abbreviation of fabulous was adopted as an all-purpose term of approbation by teenagers in the 1960s from camp adult parlance and a local usage in Liverpool. The word has become popular again since the late 1980s, often ironically, but is also used in its original sense.
- acronym forFlour Advisory Bureau
(written as FAB)
- noun an organisation that promotes bread and flour-based products as part of a healthy diet.