(orig. Aus. teen) a general term of approval, first-rate, very attractive.
|Bunch of Ratbags 217: This worked quite effectively and they then looked real ‘abfab’ (absolutely fabulous), another of our bodgie words. There was a terrific pull-over that had just come out lately from Sydney and boy, was this abfab!|
|Dict. of Kiwi Sl. 9/1: ab-fab extreme enjoyment, short for ‘absolutely fabulous’. Teen jargon 1950s and 1960s. NZA .|
|Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl. [as cit. 1988].|
|DIY Bride Crafty Countdown 18: Upcycle your ab fab Crafty Countdown wedding crafts, so you’ve got good vibes around at all times.|