spelling a word?
A memorable ficticious word from the movie Mary Poppins (Walt Disney Studios, released 1964), and also the title from a song in the movie. It is not a real word, as the creator of the word simply created it for purpose of use in the movie. However, here is its definition nonetheless, as it is used in the movie:
supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (not comparable)
Fantastic, very wonderful
Japanese: スーパーカリフラジリステックエクスピアリドゥーシャス (sūpākarifurajirisutekkuekusupiaridūshasu)
Norwegian: superoptikjempefantafenomenalistisk (no)
Swedish: superhärlifraggellistighäxlikhalledosen (sv)
 Usage notes
The “actual” longest word in the English language is disputed. See the Wikipedia article on the longest word in the English language for more details.
In 1965 there was a copyright case over the song (“SUPERCALAFAJALISTICKEXPEEALADOJUS” versus “SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS”, more properly Life Music Inc. v. Wonderland Music Co., 241 F. Supp. 653 (S.D.N.Y. 1965)) (see for example ) in which the court ruled that the word (as a compound of preexisting words) had been in use in the general public for some years before the song was written. Therefore the claim against Disney and the word’s authors was declared invalid.
The word has 14 syllables and 7 letter I’s.
Backwards is suoicodilaipxecitsiligarfilacrepus, but in the movie they say dociousaliexpilisticfragicalirupus
This is how you spell it : Supercalafragalistic
Hope this helps,
Gandhi went barefoot a lot and developed huge calluses on his feet, was frail in his old age, and had bad breath. He was a super calloused fragile mystic vexed with halitosis.
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