Noun. Terror, the frights, nerves. Often heard as the screaming abdabs. 1940s
"My husband, he let loose the screaming abdabs when he saw that scorpion I tell you. Good thing it was actually our son's pet turtle!"
by Dylan H. February 12, 2005
anxiety or nervous tension, nervousness
Doing Projects like that gives me the abdabs.
by The Return of Light Joker February 06, 2008
pejorative term used to describe the north african criminal class of knife wielding pick-pockets and smack dealers inhabiting european cities. Rhyming combination of arab and dabbler.
I saw him lift my friend's phone from the pocket of his jacket and when I said something the Abdab pulled a knife on us and then ran out of the pub.
by Udoli Smirgl January 19, 2009