AskDefine | Define wonderful

The Collaborative Dictionary

Wonderful \Won"der*ful\, a. Adapted to excite wonder or admiration; surprising; strange; astonishing. [1913 Webster] Syn: Marvelous; amazing. See Marvelous. [1913 Webster] -- Won"der*ful*ly, adv. -- Won"der*ful*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wonderful adj : extraordinarily good; used especially as intensifiers; "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement" [syn: fantastic, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wondrous]



From wonder + -ful


  • RP: /ˈwʌndəfl/
  • US: /ˈwʌndɚfl/


  1. Tending to excite wonder or admiration; surprising; strange; astonishing; great.
    They served a wonderful six-course meal.


tending to excite wonder or admiration
Wonderful may refer to:
wonderful in Japanese: ワンダフル (曖昧さ回避)
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