wonderful

adjective won·der·ful \ ˈwən-dər-fəl \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of wonderful

1 :exciting wonder :marvelous, astonishing
  • a sight wonderful to behold
2 :unusually good :admirable
  • did a wonderful job

wonderfully

play \ˈwən-dər-f(ə-)lē\ adverb

wonderfulness

play \ˈwən-dər-fəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of wonderful in a Sentence

  1. The rooms were filled with wonderful works of art.

  2. It was a wonderful party.

  3. You did a wonderful job.

  4. She came home with wonderful news.

  5. It's wonderful to finally meet you.

Recent Examples of wonderful from the Web

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First Known Use of wonderful

before 12th century


WONDERFUL Defined for English Language Learners

wonderful

adjective

Definition of wonderful for English Language Learners

  • : extremely good


WONDERFUL Defined for Kids

wonderful

adjective won·der·ful \ ˈwən-dər-fəl \

Definition of wonderful for Students

1 :causing marvel :marvelous It was a sight wonderful to behold.
2 :very good or fine
  • She had a wonderful time.

wonderfully

\-fə-lē\ adverb


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