[fey-bee-uh-niz-uh m] /ˈfeɪ bi əˌnɪz əm/
the theories of economic and social reform advocated by the Fabian Society.
the beliefs, principles, or practices of the Fabian Society
noun 1. a socialist organization founded in England in 1884, favoring the gradual spread of socialism by peaceful means. noun 1. an association of British socialists advocating the establishment of democratic socialism by gradual reforms within the law: founded in 1884
- Fabian tactics
Fabian tactics [(fay-bee-uhn)] To “win like Fabius” or to win by “Fabian tactics” is to wear out an opponent by delay and evasion rather than confrontation, in the style of the ancient Roman general Fabius.
[fey-buh l] /ˈfeɪ bəl/ noun 1. a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or inanimate objects as characters; apologue: the fable of the tortoise and the hare; Aesop’s fables. 2. a story not founded on fact: This biography is largely a self-laudatory fable. 3. a story about supernatural or extraordinary persons […]
[fey-buh ld] /ˈfeɪ bəld/ adjective 1. celebrated in : a fabled goddess of the wood. 2. having no real existence; fictitious: a fabled chest of gold. [fey-buh l] /ˈfeɪ bəl/ noun 1. a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or inanimate objects as characters; apologue: the fable of the tortoise and […]