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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.

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. Billie Eilish:

    It feels crazy to be a part of this in every way. To be able to score the theme song to a film that is part of such a legendary series is a huge honor, james Bond is the coolest film franchise ever to exist. I'm still in shock.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I vividly remember when I first heard the news, i was sitting at home watching a major business television show. Early that morning Jack Welch, the legendary head of General Electric was about to be interviewed, when all of a sudden, they cut away.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    Senator Harry Reid was a titan of public service, who for more than four decades fought relentlessly for working families like Senator Harry Reid own, it is my solemn honor as House Speaker to pay tribute to a legendary leader, a great American and my dear friend, Senator Harry Reid.

  4. Al Roker:

    We lost legendary fashion model, chef, restaurateur, lifestyle icon and magazine publisher, Barbara Elaine Smith today.

  5. Donnie Wahlberg:

    We had a blast out on the first MixTape Tour in 2019, and ca n’t wait to take it to another level with our fans on the MixTape Tour 2022, just like a mixtape, these shows are going to take audiences through all the emotions. To be able to have Salt-N-Pepa come back and now also have the iconic and legendary Rick Astley and En Vogue join the tour … we could not be more excited. Let’s GO !

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
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