Examples of excellent in a Sentence
Her new movie has received excellent reviews.
He is an excellent role model for young men everywhere.
The car is in excellent condition.
Recent Examples of excellent from the Web
All items should be washed and excellent condition.
A very, oh, daring color... Most likely, though, Ben Affleck saw this excellent jacket in a store, or on the rack of his stylist, Ilaria Urbinati, and thought, Damn, that's awesome.
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This relief map is an excellent resource for people on the ground in Texas to volunteer and help with supplies.
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Banana Salted Caramel is delicious, and Mint Chip is excellent.
Expect to find more than just excellent clothes in the Italian fashion capital.
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Origin and Etymology of excellent
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
SynonymsA-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, boffo, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], boss [slang], brag, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, divine, dope [slang], down [slang], dynamite, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous [slang], fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gangbusters (also gangbuster), gilt-edged (or gilt-edge), gone [slang], grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-class, hot, hype [slang], immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight [slang], par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat [slang], prime, primo [slang], prize, prizewinning, quality, radical [slang], righteous [slang], sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-flight, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topping [chiefly British], top-shelf, unsurpassed, wizard [chiefly British], wonderful, out of this world, too much
Antonymsatrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched
Related Wordsacceptable, adequate, all right, decent, good, OK (or okay), passable, satisfactory, tolerable; better, exceptional, fancy, high-grade, high-test, premium, select, special, superfine; classical, standard, traditional
Near Antonymsbad, inferior, low-grade, substandard, unsatisfactory; mediocre, middling, second-class, second-rate
EXCELLENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of excellent for English Language Learners
: very good : extremely good
EXCELLENT Defined for Kids
Definition of excellent for Students
- excellent advice
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