|Origin:||splendidus, from splendere 'to shine'|
splen‧did especially British English
very good [= excellent]:
a splendid idea
a splendid opportunity
The staff are doing a splendid job.
beautiful and impressive [= magnificent]:
All the rooms have splendid views.
a splendid cathedral
3 British English spoken old-fashioned
used to show that you approve of or are pleased by something [= great]:
'I'll see you tomorrow then.' 'Splendid!'
used to emphasize that something is not with other things:
The house sits in splendid isolation on top of a steep hill.
a splendidly equipped new sports centre
The team played splendidly.