marvellous

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mar·vel·ous

also mar·vel·lous  (mär′və-ləs)
adj.
1. Causing wonder or astonishment.
2. Of the highest or best kind or quality; first-rate: has a marvelous collection of rare books.

mar′vel·ous·ly adv.
mar′vel·ous·ness n.

marvellous

(ˈmɑːvələs) or

marvelous

adj
1. causing great wonder, surprise, etc; extraordinary
2. improbable or incredible
3. excellent; splendid
ˈmarvellously, ˈmarvelously adv
ˈmarvellousness, ˈmarvelousness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.marvellous - extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers; "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"
extraordinary - beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature"
2.marvellous - being or having the character of a miraclemarvellous - being or having the character of a miracle
supernatural - not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"
3.marvellous - too improbable to admit of beliefmarvellous - too improbable to admit of belief; "a tall story"
incredible, unbelievable - beyond belief or understanding; "at incredible speed"; "the book's plot is simply incredible"

marvellous

adjective excellent, great (informal), mean (slang), topping (Brit. slang), wonderful, brilliant, bad (slang), cracking (Brit. informal), amazing, crucial (slang), extraordinary, remarkable, smashing (informal), superb, spectacular, fantastic (informal), magnificent, astonishing, fabulous (informal), divine (informal), glorious, terrific (informal), splendid, sensational (informal), mega (slang), sovereign, awesome (slang), breathtaking, phenomenal, astounding, singular, miraculous, colossal, super (informal), wicked (informal), def (slang), prodigious, wondrous (archaic or literary), brill (informal), stupendous, jaw-dropping, bodacious (slang, chiefly U.S.), boffo (slang), jim-dandy (slang), chillin' (U.S. slang), mRvLS (S.M.S.) He certainly is a marvellous actor.
bad, ordinary, terrible, awful, everyday, commonplace

marvelous

also marvellous
adjective
Translations
رائِع، عَجيبمُدْهِشٌمُدْهِش، رائِع
skvělýúchvatnýúžasný
fantastiskfortræffeliggodpragtfuldvidunderlig
ihmeellinen
čudesan
stórkostlegurundraverîur
すばらしい
놀라운
čudovit
fantastisk
ดีเยี่ยม
kỳ diệu

marvellous

marvelous (US) [ˈmɑːvələs] ADJmaravilloso, estupendo
marvellous!¡magnífico!
isn't it marvellous? (also iro) → ¡qué bien!

marvellous

[ˈmɑːrvələs] (British) marvelous (US) adjmerveilleux/euse
She's a marvellous cook → C'est une merveilleuse cuisinière.
The weather was marvellous
BUT Il a fait un temps superbe.
He looked marvellous
BUT Il avait une mine superbe.
a marvellous opportunity → une merveilleuse occasion, une occasion merveilleuse
a marvellous actor → un acteur merveilleux
to have a marvellous time → passer un moment merveilleux (or des moments merveilleux)
I've had a marvellous time! → J'ai passé un moment merveilleux!

marvellous

, (US) marvelous
adjwunderbar, fantastisch, phantastisch, fabelhaft; isn’t it marvellous?ist das nicht herrlich?; (iro)gut, nicht! (iro); they’ve done a marvellous jobdas haben sie hervorragend gemacht

marvellous

marvelous (Am) [ˈmɑːvləs] adjmeraviglioso/a

marvel

(ˈmaːvəl) noun
something or someone astonishing or wonderful. the marvels of the circus; She's a marvel at producing delicious meals.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈmarvelled , (American) ˈmarveled
(often with at) to feel astonishment or wonder (at). They marvelled at the fantastic sight.
ˈmarvellous adjective , (American) ˈmarvelous
1. wonderful. The Alps are a marvellous sight.
2. very good in some way; excellent. a marvellous idea.
ˈmarvellously adverb

marvellous

مُدْهِشٌ úžasný fantastisk wunderbar θαυμάσιος maravilloso ihmeellinen merveilleux čudesan meraviglioso すばらしい 놀라운 geweldig vidunderlig cudowny maravilhoso изумительный fantastisk ดีเยี่ยม harika kỳ diệu 绝妙的
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