This word is a great word, which some people may argue isn’t a word at all. Some text may write this word as four words individually – super, cali, fragilistic, and expialidocious.
Now for the definition of supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. We think that this word simply refers to something that is wonderful, much better than anticipated and greatly appreciated.
‘Is this a real word?’, you may ask. Well, it may just be because it is referenced in some recognized dictionaries.
What is the Meaning of Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious?
The meaning of supercalifragilisticexpialidocious is listed in the Cambridge Dictionary.
The Cambridge Dictionary definition of supercalifragilisticexpialidocious is ‘extremely good (made popular in the 1964 children’s film, “Mary Poppins”)‘.
As supercalifragilisticexpialidocious is similar to ‘good’ or ‘wonderful’, it is of course an adjective (something that modifies or gives an attribute to a noun).
Thank you for reading this Write Correctly Word of the Day. Although it may not be a very commonly used word, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious can be used in specific circumstances when trying to emphasize how good something is, especially when the document as a ‘tongue in cheek’ (slapstick/humourous) element.
We hope that this post has answered the question of ‘What is the meaning of supercalifragilisticexpialidocious?’ Check back for our next Word of the Day post tomorrow.
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