What does marvelous mean?

Definitions for marvelous
mar·velous

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous(adj)

    extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers

    "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"

  2. improbable, marvelous, marvellous, tall(a)(adj)

    too improbable to admit of belief

    "a tall story"

  3. marvelous, marvellous, miraculous(adj)

    being or having the character of a miracle

GCIDE

  1. Marvelous(a.)

    Partaking of the character of miracle, or supernatural power; incredible; so improbable as to defy belief.

  2. Origin: [OE. merveillous, OF. merveillos, F. Merveilleux. See Marvel, n.]

Wiktionary

  1. marvelous(Adjective)

    Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful.

    I went to a marvelous party last week.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Marvelous(noun)

    exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful

  2. Marvelous(noun)

    partaking of the character of miracle, or supernatural power; incredible

  3. Origin: [OE. merveillous, OF. merveillos, F. Merveilleux. See Marvel, n.]

How to pronounce marvelous?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say marvelous in sign language?

  1. marvelous

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of marvelous in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of marvelous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of marvelous in a Sentence

  1. Julie Andrews:

    Bette Davis was always marvelous.

  2. Denise Levertov:

    Marvelous Truth, confront us at every turn, in every guise.

  3. Molana Jalal-e-Din Mohammad Molavi Rumi, the poem Joy at Sudden Disappointment:

    Ask a difficult question, and the marvelous answer appears.

  4. Aristotle:

    In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.

  5. Zsa Zsa Gabor:

    I'm a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man, I keep his house.

Images & Illustrations of marvelous

  1. marvelousmarvelousmarvelousmarvelousmarvelous

Popularity rank by frequency of use

marvelous#10000#19151#100000

Translations for marvelous

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for marvelous »

Translation

Find a translation for the marvelous definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these marvelous definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"marvelous." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 22 Aug. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/marvelous>.

Are we missing a good definition for marvelous? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for marvelous:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.