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splendiferous

[ splen-dif-er-uhs ]
/ splɛnˈdɪf ər əs /
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adjective
splendid; magnificent; fine.
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Origin of splendiferous

1425–75; late Middle English <Late Latin splendōrifer brightness-bearing (see splendor, -fer, -ous; loss of -or probably by shift of stress, syncope, and dissimilation) + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM splendiferous

splen·dif·er·ous·ly, adverbsplen·dif·er·ous·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for splendiferous

splendiferous
/ (splɛnˈdɪfərəs) /

adjective
facetious grand; splendida really splendiferous meal

Derived forms of splendiferous

splendiferously, adverbsplendiferousness, noun

Word Origin for splendiferous

C15: from Medieval Latin splendiferus, from Latin splendor radiance + ferre to bring
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