What does awesome mean?

Definitions for awesome
ˈɔ səmawe·some

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word awesome.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. amazing, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, awing(adj)

    inspiring awe or admiration or wonder

    "New York is an amazing city"; "the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight"; "the awesome complexity of the universe"; "this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath"- Melville; "Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent"


  1. awesome(Adjective)

    Causing awe or terror; inspiring wonder or excitement.

  2. awesome(Adjective)

    Excellent, exciting, remarkable.

  3. Origin: Early Modern English 1590-1600, from . Compare egeful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Awesome(adj)

    causing awe; appalling; awful; as, an awesome sight

  2. Awesome(adj)

    expressive of awe or terror


  1. Awesome

    Awesome is a science fiction action video game released by Psygnosis for the Amiga and Atari ST in 1990. It features a variety of gameplay styles, from overhead shooting to Asteroids-esque sequences, and a pre-rendered ray-traced intro sequence. The antagonist of the game is John Winner. Scenes and music from the game were featured in Psygnosis's later game Lemmings as in-jokes, in a Taxing rated level called "What an AWESOME level". The theme music for Awesome was composed by Tim Wright. The box art for Awesome was painted by science fiction artist John Harris.

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How to pronounce awesome?

  1. Alex
    US English

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of awesome in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of awesome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of awesome in a Sentence

  1. Oscar Vandy-Connor:

    he is very awesome.

  2. Sergeant Daniel Caban:

    The experience was awesome.

  3. Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate:

    Gold Coast – you were AWESOME.

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Be awesome! Smile like a flower.

  5. Leslie Yazel:

    Don't give up your awesome orgasms.

Images & Illustrations of awesome

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  • رائعArabic
  • ফাটাফাটিBengali
  • fantàsticCatalan, Valencian
  • úžasný, skvělý, úděsný, strašnýCzech
  • furchteinflößend, toll, beeindruckend, großartig, fürchterlich, furchterregend, genialGerman
  • φοβερόςGreek
  • tremendo, piola, impresionanteSpanish
  • عالیPersian
  • mahtava, vaikuttava, pelottavaFinnish
  • magnifique, terrifiant, formidable, génial, impressionnantFrench
  • भयानकHindi
  • klassz, félelmetes, óriásiHungarian
  • հիանալի, ահեղArmenian
  • mengagumkanIndonesian
  • splendido, magnifico, fantastico, impressionante, eccezionaleItalian
  • מדהיםHebrew
  • クール, 素敵, すごい, 素晴らしい, 素晴らしいですJapanese
  • 쩐다Korean
  • verendusLatin
  • bauginantis, stulbinantis, nuostabusLithuanian
  • beangstigend, angstaanjagend, indrukwekkend, geweldigDutch
  • nizhóníNavajo, Navaho
  • superPolish
  • do caralho, impressionantePortuguese
  • formidabil, uimitor, înspăimântătorRomanian
  • клёвый, круто́й, потряса́ющий, здо́рово, устраша́ющий, кла́ссный, ужасающий, [[внушать, потря́сныйRussian
  • do jajaSerbo-Croatian
  • birinxhiAlbanian
  • grymt braSwedish
  • அற்புதமானTamil
  • korkunç, süper, huşu veren, harikaTurkish
  • страхітливийUkrainian
  • خوفناکUrdu
  • tuyệt cú mèo, tuyệt vời, đáng kinh sợ, dễ sợ, đáng sợVietnamese
  • 真棒Chinese

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