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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"


  1. legendarynoun

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

  2. legendarynoun

    One who relates legends.

  3. legendaryadjective

    Of or pertaining to a legend or to legends.

  4. legendaryadjective

    Appearing (solely) in legends.

  5. legendaryadjective

    Having the splendor of a legend; fabled.

  6. legendaryadjective

    Having unimaginable greatness; excellent

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


  1. legendary

    Legendary refers to something that is extremely famous, renowned, or noteworthy due to its outstanding or exceptional qualities, often in a way that makes it a part of popular stories or myths. It can also pertain to a person who is admired, respected, and remembered for their significant achievements or contributions. The term can also be associated with ancient stories or folklore passed down through generations.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Legendaryadjective

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

  2. Legendarynoun

    a book of legends; a tale or narrative

  3. Legendarynoun

    one who relates legends

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

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  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. Josh King Madrid:

    When people were attempting to persuade others in the legendary Arena in ancient Greece, frame battles were frequently conducted. The delivery and techniques may have changed over time, but the fundamental ideas behind frame control have mostly remained the same.”

  2. Robert Walker:

    These reviews are legendary for how particular Apple is, supposedly, a security review is part of that. But they missed this repeatedly over dozens of different applications. A huge mistake on their part.

  3. Henri Poincare:

    Thus, be it understood, to demonstrate a theorem, it is neither necessary nor even advantageous to know what it means....[A] machine might be imagined where the assumptions were put in at one end, while the theorems came out at the other, like the legendary Chicago machine where the pigs go in alive and come out transformed into hams and sausages. No more than these machines need the mathematician know what he does.

  4. Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber:

    The world of football needs to be patient. By its nature, this investigation will take more than the legendary 90 minutes.

  5. Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber:

    We are faced with a complex investigation with many international implications, the world of football needs to be patient. By its nature, this investigation will take more than the legendary 90 minutes.

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