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ˈlɛdʒ ənˌdɛr ileg·enda·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. legendaryadjective

    so celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend

    "the legendary exploits of the arctic trailblazers"

  2. fabled, legendaryadjective

    celebrated in fable or legend

    "the fabled Paul Bunyan and his blue ox"; "legendary exploits of Jesse James"

Wiktionary

  1. legendarynoun

    A collection of legends, in particular of lives of saints.

    Etymology: ; from Middle Latin legendarius (Old French legendier), from Latin legenda. In English, both the noun and the adjective appear in the 16th century.

  2. legendarynoun

    One who relates legends.

    Etymology: ; from Middle Latin legendarius (Old French legendier), from Latin legenda. In English, both the noun and the adjective appear in the 16th century.

  3. legendaryadjective

    Of or pertaining to a legend or to legends.

    Etymology: ; from Middle Latin legendarius (Old French legendier), from Latin legenda. In English, both the noun and the adjective appear in the 16th century.

  4. legendaryadjective

    Appearing (solely) in legends.

    Etymology: ; from Middle Latin legendarius (Old French legendier), from Latin legenda. In English, both the noun and the adjective appear in the 16th century.

  5. legendaryadjective

    Having the splendor of a legend; fabled.

    Etymology: ; from Middle Latin legendarius (Old French legendier), from Latin legenda. In English, both the noun and the adjective appear in the 16th century.

  6. legendaryadjective

    Having unimaginable greatness; excellent

    Etymology: ; from Middle Latin legendarius (Old French legendier), from Latin legenda. In English, both the noun and the adjective appear in the 16th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Legendaryadjective

    of or pertaining to a legend or to legends; consisting of legends; like a legend; fabulous

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. legendaire, LL. legendarius.]

  2. Legendarynoun

    a book of legends; a tale or narrative

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. legendaire, LL. legendarius.]

  3. Legendarynoun

    one who relates legends

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. legendaire, LL. legendarius.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of legendary in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of legendary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of legendary in a Sentence

  1. Adam Makos:

    It was hard for me to believe that he was a legendary tank gunner in World War II because he was so gentle and calm.

  2. Chipper Jones:

    Hank was very instrumental in me becoming an Atlanta Brave, the room of Braves decision-makers was split on who they were going to take with their first pick. As legendary scout Paul Snyder once told me, the vote came around to Hank. He paused, looked at everybody in the room, and he said, ‘Y'all better draft that Jones boy.’ I’ll never forget that. That comment must’ve carried some weight.

  3. David Riesman:

    America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.

  4. Oliver Weisberg:

    Broadway will remain dark for the rest of the yearThe VMAs will be the first Barclays Center event since the COVID-19 pandemic reached New York, we're very excited to once again host this legendary night of music, and are especially proud of the impact it will have on our Brooklyn community through the creation of local jobs.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    When a such a legendary personality extends his desire to improve the level of America's most talented chess players, it is a sign that some goodwill is possible between us.

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