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Synonyms of splendid in English:


  • 1 a splendid palazzo on the Grand Canal their splendid costumes
    magnificent, sumptuous, grand, impressive, imposing, superb, spectacular, resplendent, opulent, luxurious, palatial, deluxe, rich, fine, costly, expensive, lavish, ornate, gorgeous, glorious, dazzling, elegant, handsome, beautiful;
    British informalswish
    North American informalswank
    [Antonyms] modest, unimpressive, ordinary
  • 2 an MP with a splendid reputation
    distinguished, glorious, glittering, illustrious, remarkable, outstanding, exceptional, celebrated, renowned, famous, impressive, notable, noted, eminent, noble, lofty, venerable, exemplary
    [Antonyms] undistinguished
  • 3 informal we had a splendid holiday
    informalsuper, great, smashing, amazing, amazeballs, fantastic, terrific, tremendous, phenomenal, sensational, incredible, heavenly, stellar, gorgeous, dreamy, grand, fabulous, fab, fabby, fantabulous, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, awesome, magic, ace, cool, mean, bad, wicked, mega, crucial, mind-blowing, far out, A1, sound, out of this world, marvy, spanking
    British informalbrilliant, brill, bosting
    North American informalpeachy, dandy, jim-dandy, neat, badass, boss, radical, rad, boffo, bully, bitching, bodacious
    Australian/New Zealand informalbeaut, bonzer
    South African informalkif, lank
    black Englishdope, def, phat
    informal, , datedgroovy, divine
    British informal, , datedcapital, champion, wizard, corking, ripping, cracking, spiffing, top-hole, topping, beezer
    North American informal, , datedswell, keen
    [Antonyms] dreadful, awful, horrible
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