legendary

  • 1 legendary — (unlike mythical) means much more than ‘belonging to legend (or myth)’, it speaks of greatness and romance: • Many tales arose out of this legendary mountain The Times, 2002. It is best kept for people and achievements that belong to the past or… …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 Legendary — Leg end*a*ry (l[e^]j [e^]n*d[asl]*r[y^]), a. Of or pertaining to a legend or to legends; consisting of legends; like a legend; fabulous. Legendary writers. Bp. Lloyd. [1913 Webster] Legendary stories of nurses and old women. Bourne. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Legendary — Título Legendary Ficha técnica Dirección Mel Damski Guion John Posey Legendary es una película de drama de 2010 dirigida por Mel Damski. protagonizada por D …

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  • 4 Legendary — Leg end*a*ry, n. [Cf. OF. legendaire, LL. legendarius.] 1. A book of legends; a tale or narrative. [1913 Webster] Read the Countess of Pembroke s Arcadia, a gallant legendary full of pleasurable accidents. James I. [1913 Webster] 2. One who… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 legendary — [adj1] fictitious but well known allegorical, apocryphal, created, customary, doubtful, dubious, fabled, fabricated, fabulous, fanciful, figmental, handed down, imaginary, imaginative, improbable, invented, mythical, mythological, related,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 legendary — I (famous) adjective acclaimed, celebrated, distinguished, eminent, epic, esteemed, exalted, fabled, famed, famous, heroic, illustrious, memorable, notable, outstanding, renowned II (fictitious) adjective apocryphal, fabled, fanciful, fictional,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 legendary — (adj.) mid 16c., from M.L. legendarius, from legenda (see LEGEND (Cf. legend)). Earlier it was a noun meaning a collection of legends (1510s) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 legendary — mythical, apocryphal, fabulous, *fictitious …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 legendary — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of, described in, or based on legends. 2) remarkable enough to be famous. DERIVATIVES legendarily adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 legendary — [lej′ən der΄ē] adj. 1. of, based on, or presented in legends 2. a) remarkable; extraordinary b) well known; famous SYN. FICTITIOUS …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Legendary — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Legendary peut faire référence à : Legendary (jeu vidéo) Legendary (film), un film américain sorti en 2010; Legendary Classics, un Best of de R.A.… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 12 Legendary — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Legendary – In jedem steckt ein Held Originaltitel Legendary …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 13 legendary — [[t]le̱ʤ(ə)ndri, AM deri[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone or something as legendary, you mean that they are very famous and that many stories are told about them. ...the legendary Jazz singer Adelaide Hall... His political skill is… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 legendary — le|gen|da|ry [ˈledʒəndəri US deri] adj 1.) very famous and admired ▪ Lonnie Johnson, the legendary blues guitarist ▪ Her singing was legendary. 2.) [only before noun] talked about in a legend →↑mythical ▪ The cave is the home of a legendary giant …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 legendary — leg|en|dar|y [ ledʒən,deri ] adjective 1. ) mentioned or described in a legend: There was a real Arthur on whom the legendary king was based. 2. ) very famous or well known for a long time: the legendary bad boy of rock, Mick Jagger the legendary …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 legendary — UK [ˈledʒ(ə)nd(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈledʒənˌderɪ] adjective 1) mentioned or described in a legend There was a real Arthur on whom the legendary king was based. 2) very famous or well known for a long time the legendary bad boy of rock, Mick Jagger the… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 legendary — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. fabled, storied; mythological, traditional, historical; unreal, illusory; famous, celebrated, of repute. See imagination, description. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Traditional] Syn. handed down,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 legendary — adjective 1 famous and admired: the legendary Babe Ruth, one of the greatest baseball players of all time 2 talked or read about in legends: legendary sea monsters …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 legendary — adjective 1) legendary knights Syn: fabled, heroic, traditional, fairy tale, storybook, mythical, mythological Ant: factual, historical 2) a legendary figure in sports Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 legendary — adjective 1) legendary kings Syn: fabled, heroic, traditional, fairy tale, storybook, mythical, mythological 2) a legendary figure in the trade union movement Syn: famous, celebrated, famed …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary