Definition of "marvelous" []

  • Causing wonder or astonishment. (adjective)
  • Miraculous; supernatural. (adjective)
  • Of the highest or best kind or quality; first-rate: has a marvelous collection of rare books. (adjective)
  • Causing great wonder, surprise, etc; extraordinary (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.

  • Improbable or incredible (adjective)
  • Excellent; splendid (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "marvelous" in a sentence
  • "Can't you just picture his tight body in marvelous 3D!"
  • "Spooky and I fell asleep talking about how marvelous is Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, especially the Hatter and the March Hare, the Bandersnatch and the battle with the Jabberwocky."
  • "Sexing the Cherry takes us on its own journey to the outer limits of possibility, to remind us that the marvelous is only ever a brief flexing of the imagination away, and that we all have secret lives we need to explore and experience fully to be at peace."