Do you know the “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” definition? We will try to give the best possible explanation for this funny long word. In fact, there are several meanings of the word “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”. We will mention some of them. However, the word is sometimes used as a “nonsense word” and as such; it can probably have dozens of definitions. What is obvious is that this word has 34 letters and it can be divided into several words.
Well…yeah – supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Super-cali-fragilistic-expiali-docious can sound quite strange, and can even be difficult to pronounce. Can you pronounce it? Great if you can. But can you explain what you have just said?
“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” has several meanings. First, the most common use of “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” is when you do not actually know what else to say. You use it to replace any other word in moments when you really can’t think of any better word.
When we separate “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” or divide it into several words, here is what we get: super-cali-fragilistic-expiali-docious. “Super” is the word that is known to all of us, so there is no need to explain it. “Cali” describes something beautiful, while “fragilistic” stands for delicacy. “Expiali” can be other expression for “atone”, and “docious” can mean submissive, adaptable, childlike, easygoing, willing, usable, ductile, gentle, manageable, soft, or humble.
However, what all those words mean when put together into one long word? The meaning probably has something to do with virtues like intellectuality and beauty.
In popular speech, it can mean “wonderful” or “delightful”. However, why would you bother to say “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”, when you can just say “great” or “wonderful”? Well, everyone has his own reasons.
The word “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” actually became well known thanks to Disney film based on “Mary Poppins” book. There is also Mary Poppins song named “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”. Sherman Brothers made this song to be used in the Disney film about the famous nanny.
Mary Poppins uses the word to describe something that cannot be described using “regular” words or expressions. Perhaps you can try this to see how it goes; tell your girlfriend she is “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and then come tell us about her reaction. If “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” really means something so great that it cannot be described, she should be delighted to hear it. Still, be prepared to explain this compliment. We hope our article gave you enough information!