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Saturday, November 03, 2012

Definitions for splendiferous

  1. splendid; magnificent; fine.

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Citations for splendiferous
…Alfrida told her to go and have a lie-down, she deserved it after this splendiferous dinner, she and I would manage the dishes. Alice Munro, "Family Furnishings," Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage, 2001
Complete with fireworks over the Potomac … it was the most splendiferous Washington party since John Kennedy himself was in the White House. , "The Kennedy Center's gala debut: Fireworks and Champagne," Life, June 11, 1971
Origin of splendiferous
late Middle English
1425-1475
Splendiferous comes from the Late Latin term splendōrifer meaning "brightness-bearing."