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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)

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 "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."