English : Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

What is the meaning of Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious?

By Mr. Subi, North Korea – 30th April-2007.

This is a word which one hears several times in the Walt Disney movie, Mary Poppins. When the nanny, Mary Poppins, comes first in a horse race, a reporter remarks, There probably aren't words to describe your emotions. To which Mary Poppins replies, On the contrary, there's a perfectly good word. It's supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. The word doesn't really mean anything. It’s just fun to say.

Here are the first four lines of the song sung by Mary and her friends.

Super cali fragi listic expi ali docious

Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious

If you say it loud enough, you will always sound precocious.

Super cali fragi listic expi ali docious.

By using this page, you can increase your vocabulary faster and more easily than you may realize. You can, in fact, accomplish a tremendous gain in your communication skills in less than two to three months of concentrated effort, even if you go at your own speed of a page a day.

Previous Question| Next Question

Letter of Invitation| Letter of Condolence| Business Letters

Synonyms and Antonyms

Vocabulary| English Teacher| Etymology| Longest Word | Letter Writing

Proverbs| Misspelled Words| Contractions

From Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious to HOME PAGE