English version

marvellous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmarvellousmar‧vel‧lous British English, marvelous American English /ˈmɑːvələs $ ˈmɑːr-/ ●●○ S3 adjective 🔊 🔊 GOOD/EXCELLENTextremely good, enjoyable, impressive etc syn wonderful 🔊 ‘How was your holiday?’ ‘Marvellous!’ 🔊 We had a marvellous time. 🔊 I can’t stand him, but my wife thinks he’s marvellous. 🔊 It’s marvellous what they can do these days.marvellously adverb
Examples from the Corpus
marvellousIts foliage is pleasing and the seed pods are marvellous.The bees think they're marvellous.There are lots of galleries and museums and marvellous churches and castles.How marvellous it was to hear him say that.This is where that marvellous rag-bag of feeling we relieve through our tears comes to our aid.Now, all kinds of marvellous technologies are used to read the message of the nucleic acids.Anyway, they were marvellous, they couldn't do enough for you.It’s marvellousIf he can be found ... Female speaker It's marvellous.It's a triumph for integrity. It's marvellous for all of us.Male speaker It's marvellous to hold a first telephone conversation for many years.He would like one himself.
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