What does excellent mean?

Definitions for excellentˈɛk sə lənt

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. excellent, first-class, fantabulous, splendid(adj)

    very good;of the highest quality

    "made an excellent speech"; "the school has excellent teachers"; "a first-class mind"


  1. excellent(Adverb)


  2. excellent(Adjective)

    Of the highest quality; splendid.

  3. excellent(Adjective)

    Exceptionally good of its kind.

  4. Origin: From Latin excellens, present participle of excello

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excellent(adj)

    excelling; surpassing others in some good quality or the sum of qualities; of great worth; eminent, in a good sense; superior; as, an excellent man, artist, citizen, husband, discourse, book, song, etc.; excellent breeding, principles, aims, action

  2. Excellent(adj)

    superior in kind or degree, irrespective of moral quality; -- used with words of a bad significance

  3. Excellent(adverb)

    excellently; eminently; exceedingly

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'excellent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1617

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'excellent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1300

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'excellent' in Adjectives Frequency: #186


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of excellent in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of excellent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Torsten Albig:

    She's doing an excellent job.

  2. John McCain:

    Think those were excellent words.

  3. William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 3 scene 3:

    A kind Of excellent dumb discourse.

  4. Jane Adams:

    The excellent becomes the permanent.

  5. P.T. Barnum:

    Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.

Images & Illustrations of excellent

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