marvellous

  • 1marvellous — adj. Marvelous. Syn: improbable, marvelous, tall(prenominal). [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 2marvellous — see MARVELOUS (Cf. marvelous) …

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  • 3marvellous — is the spelling in BrE, but marvelous is more usual in AmE …

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  • 4marvellous — (US marvelous) ► ADJECTIVE 1) causing great wonder; extraordinary. 2) extremely good or pleasing. DERIVATIVES marvellously adverb …

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  • 5marvellous — adj. 1) marvellous to + inf. (it s marvellous to have a day off = it s marvellous having a day off) 2) marvellous that + clause (it s marvellous that we could see each other again) * * * [ mɑːv(ə)ləs] marvellous that + clause (it s marvellous… …

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  • 6marvellous — mar|vel|lous S2 BrE marvelous AmE [ˈma:vələs US ˈma:r ] adj extremely good, enjoyable, impressive etc = ↑wonderful ▪ How was your holiday? Marvellous! ▪ We had a marvellous time. ▪ I can t stand him, but my wife thinks he s marvellous. ▪ It s… …

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  • 7marvellous — [[t]mɑ͟ː(r)vələs[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone or something as marvellous, you are emphasizing that they are very good. He certainly is a marvellous actor... She made marvellous fish pie... He looked marvellous. Syn: splendid Derived… …

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  • 8marvellous */*/ — UK [ˈmɑː(r)vələs] / US [ˈmɑrvələs] adjective extremely enjoyable or exciting It s been an absolutely marvellous day. a marvellous performance/trip/party a) extremely good We were served spaghetti with a marvellous pesto sauce. b) extremely… …

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  • 9marvellous — (BrE) (AmE marvelous) adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, sound ADVERB ▪ really ▪ This is really marvellous news! …

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  • 10marvellous — BrE, marvelous AmE adjective extremely good, enjoyable, or impressive etc: How was your holiday? Marvellous! | It sounds like a marvellous idea. | It s marvelous what they can do with plastic surgery these days. marvellously adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11marvellous — /ˈmavələs / (say mahvuhluhs) adjective 1. such as to excite wonder; surprising, extraordinary. 2. excellent; superb. 3. improbable or incredible (often used absolutely in the phrase the marvellous). –phrase 4. marvellous to relate, (a parenthetic …

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  • 12marvellous — Marvelous Mar vel*ous, a. [OE. merveillous, OF. merveillos, F. Merveilleux. See {Marvel}, n.] [Written also {marvellous}.] 1. Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful. [1913 Webster] This is the Lord s doing; it is marvelous in our… …

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  • 13marvellous — adjective Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful. I went to a marvellous party last week …

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  • 14marvellous — [ˈmɑːvələs] adj extremely enjoyable, good, or impressive a marvellous performance/trip/party[/ex] marvellously adv …

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  • 15marvellous — adjective see marvelous …

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  • 16marvellous — Synonyms and related words: amazing, astonishing, astounding, breathtaking, crazy, excellent, extraordinary, fabulous, fantastic, glorious, great, groovy, incredible, marvy, mind boggling, miraculous, phenomenal, remarkable, sensational, smashing …

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  • 17marvellous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective See marvelous …

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  • 18marvellous — mar|vel|lous [ marvələs ] the British spelling of marvelous …

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  • 19marvellous — adj. Alys. 7152 …

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  • 20marvellous — (US marvelous) adjective 1》 causing great wonder; extraordinary. 2》 extremely good or pleasing. Derivatives marvellously adverb marvellousness noun …

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