Definitions for wonderfulˈwʌn dər fəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

won•der•fulˈwʌn dər fəl(adj.)

  1. excellent; grand; marvelous:

    a wonderful vacation.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. exciting wonder; marvelous; extraordinary.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of wonderful:

bef. 1100


Princeton's WordNet

  1. fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous(adj)

    extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers

    "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. wonderful(adjective)ˈwʌn dər fəl

    very good

    a wonderful day; The weather has been wonderful all week.; The story was wonderfully told.


  1. wonderful(Adjective)

    Tending to excite wonder; surprising, extraordinary.

  2. wonderful(Adjective)

    Surprisingly excellent; very good or admirable, extremely impressive.

    They served a wonderful six-course meal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wonderful(adj)

    adapted to excite wonder or admiration; surprising; strange; astonishing


  1. Wonderful

    "Wonderful" is a song written by Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks, for the American rock band The Beach Boys, about a young woman and her steadfast embrace of adolescence through the loss of her own virginity. It was to be included on the ill-fated 1966–1967 Smile album. A minimalist version was released on their 1967 album Smiley Smile. A re-recording was later released as a single for Brian Wilson's 2004 album Smile. The song has been covered by a variety of independent artists, including Adventures In Stereo, Nikki Sudden, and Outrageous Cherry.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wonderful' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2356

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wonderful' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1112

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wonderful' in Adjectives Frequency: #278

Anagrams of wonderful

  1. underflow

Translations for wonderful

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


arousing wonder; extraordinary, especially in excellence

a wonderful opportunity; a wonderful present; She's a wonderful person.

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