Definition of "awesome" []

  • Inspiring awe: an awesome thunderstorm. (adjective)
  • Expressing awe: stood in awesome silence before the ancient ruins. (adjective)
  • Slang Remarkable; outstanding: "a totally awesome arcade game” ( Los Angeles Times). (adjective)
  • Inspiring or displaying awe (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Excellent or outstanding (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "awesome" in a sentence
  • "The word "awesome," has become so trivialized these days."
  • "For starters, please stop using the word "awesome"."
  • "But personally, I would reserve the word "awesome" for something we haven't seen before and video chatting is hardly new."