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Definition of "legendary" []

  • Of, constituting, based on, or of the nature of a legend. (adjective)
  • Celebrated in legend. (adjective)
  • Extremely well known; famous or renowned. See Usage Note at legend. (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.

Use "legendary" in a sentence
  • "It is therefore more in its place in Argentile and Curan, which he calls a legendary drama, written on the old English model."
  • "And when jazz greats, such as the Grammy Award-winning vocalist Kurt Elling, take the stage, it is easy to understand why The Green Mill is often referred to as legendary."
  • "She is said to have inspired the beatnik-turned-reluctant-model character played by Audrey Hepburn in legendary fashion film Funny Face (1957)."