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splendacious

Line breaks: splen|da¦cious
Pronunciation: /splɛnˈdeɪʃəs
 
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Definition of splendacious in English:

adjective

Magnificent; splendid: splendacious dinners
More example sentences
  • I've only got a few and if people find out how splendacious they are they'll go mad to get them.
  • The desserts range from the unpretentious — an ice cream sundae or sorbet — to the splendacious — caramel panna cotta, hazelnut Anglaise, or two kinds of crepes.
  • We hiked east to Jackson Park and the lake, an expanse of trees, grass and beach as splendacious as the playground of a king.

Origin

mid 19th century: from splendid + -acious.

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