adjective \ˈle-jən-ˌder-ē, -ˌde-rē\

: told about in a legend

: very famous or well-known

Full Definition of LEGENDARY

:  of, relating to, or characteristic of legend or a legend
leg·en·dari·ly \ˌle-jən-ˈder-ə-lē, -ˈde-rə-\ adverb

Examples of LEGENDARY

  1. legendary creatures from the sea
  2. He is the most legendary football player of his time.

First Known Use of LEGENDARY

circa 1587

Other Mythology and Folklore Terms

elysian, fay, muse, nimbus, phoenix


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