Top definition. A word from the Disney film production of the book Mary Poppins describing any quality that is so indescribable that you have no real word to say it with. A fictitious word introduced in Mary Poppins. Thought to be a nonsense word, but it contains elements of real Greek and Latin roots: super: above, over, extreme cali: beauty fragilistic: delicate expiali: to atone , to make amends docious : educable, able to learn. Put together , "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" translates roughly to "atoning for educability through delicate beauty" or "atoning for extreme and delicate beauty while remaining highly educable". Get a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious mug for your boyfriend James. If you say it loud enough, you'll aways sound precocious. You know, you can say it backwards which is dociousaliexpilisticfragicalirupus , but that's going a bit too far, don't you think? Multiple mispellings refer to the correctly spelled word "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" - a nonsense word uttered by the character, Mary Poppins in the movie of the same name. The Walt Disney production of the film, starring Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins, featured the word in a song that tells how you can use it to impress others or as an exclamation when you don't know what to say.
Who coined the longest nonsense word in America? It’s a touchy subject.
When the songwriter Robert B. In fact, numerous different parties have claimed the word as their invention, or even their intellectual property. Brainstorming, they recalled the super-long word they had learned at Camp Equinunk.
Because Mary Poppins was a period piece set in , songs that sounded similar to songs of the period were wanted. The song occurs in the chalk -drawing outing animated sequence, just after Mary Poppins wins a horse race. Flush with her victory, she is immediately surrounded by reporters who pepper her with leading questions and comment that she probably is at a loss for words. Mary disagrees, suggesting that at least one word is appropriate for the situation, and begins the song.
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