[ mahr-vuh-luhs ]
See synonyms for: marvelousmarvelously on

  1. superb; excellent; great: a marvelous show.

  2. such as to cause wonder, admiration, or astonishment; surprising; extraordinary.

  1. improbable or incredible: the marvelous events of Greek myth.

Origin of marvelous

1300–50; Middle English merve(il)lous<Middle French merveilleus.See marvel, -ous
  • Also especially British, mar·vel·lous .

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Other words from marvelous

  • mar·vel·ous·ly, adverb
  • mar·vel·lous·ness, noun
  • su·per·mar·vel·ous, adjective
  • su·per·mar·vel·ous·ly, adverb
  • su·per·mar·vel·ous·ness, noun
  • un·mar·vel·lous, adjective
  • un·mar·vel·lous·ly, adverb
  • un·mar·vel·lous·ness, noun
  • un·mar·vel·ous, adjective
  • un·mar·vel·ous·ly, adverb
  • un·mar·vel·ous·ness, noun

Words Nearby marvelous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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