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Related to splendiferous: trifling


adj. Informal

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin splendiferus, from Late Latin splendōrifer : Latin splendor, splendor; see splendor + Latin -fer, -fer.]


facetious grand; splendid: a really splendiferous meal.
[C15: from Medieval Latin splendiferus, from Latin splendor radiance + ferre to bring]
splenˈdiferously adv
splenˈdiferousness n


(splɛnˈdɪf ər əs)

splendid; magnificent.
[1425–75; < Late Latin splendōrifer brightness-bearing; see splendor, -i-, -fer, -ous]
splen•dif′er•ous•ly, adv.
splen•dif′er•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.splendiferous - having great beauty and splendor; "a glorious spring morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a kind of splendiferous native simplicity"
beautiful - delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"


adj (dated inf)fabelhaft


[splɛnˈdɪfərəs] adj (old) (hum) → magnifico/a, splendido/a
References in classic literature ?
Anyhow, we'll get a splendiferous dinner," said Dan.
But before then comes this splendiferous and ever so handy career primer.
On November 17, the Prague Philharmonia made its official debut at Prague Castle's splendiferous Spanish Hall with a program of Suk's Serenade in E flat major, Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante for Four Winds--featuring soloists Jurij Likin (oboe), Ludmila Peterkova (clarinet), Tomas Frantis (bassoon) and Radek Baborak--and Beethoven's Symphony No.
It was well worth waiting for, as it's truly a splendiferous piece of glass.
Note Gardizi in the middle of the eleventh /fifth century, luxurious courts organized by Mahmoud, very splendiferous describes Ghaznavian ruler.
SPLENDIFEROUS A Joint expression of sorrow B Kind of friction match C Wonderful who am I?
These ecological driven texts evoke adhortatio and incentive to "come out of her" (18:4), not only for the church in Philadelphia but also other churches that face similar challenges, as John intends to arouse his hearers/readers to participate in a new ecological reality in the splendiferous New Jerusalem.
She also mourns the death of her beloved dog, Max, then stages a splendiferous funeral that includes a chorus, an avant-garde poet and a male ballerina in a tutu.
But last week she told fans: "Today (rare night out) had the most amazing, splendiferous dinner at Parks BBQ in LA.
Because there are several jobs which, if carried out straightaway, will make the aster show even more splendiferous.