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
Outlook: Guide Bob Bates reports: Crappies excellent (and good-sized) on Swarm jigs off the bluffs in 20 to 25 feet of water (shad are gathering at those locations, and fish are gorging themselves); all other species slow.
The vast majority of kennel owners take excellent care of their animals.
Most menu items are excellent, though a few might miss the mark.
The seafood is all excellent, especially the raw yellowtail and mackerel.
The reception in their fillings must have been excellent that day.
The deer Texas hunters see this season are likely to be in good to excellent body condition, providing high-quality venison.
But as frequently happens to the great, excellent, very, very top guys Trump surrounds himself with, Papadopoulos is now turning out to be a total loser who nobody has ever heard of.
There are maybe a dozen apps in the Play Store genuinely made with Chrome OS in mind, and all are excellent.
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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
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