Definition of wonderful in English:


Syllabification: won·der·ful
Pronunciation: /ˈwəndərfəl


Inspiring delight, pleasure, or admiration; extremely good; marvelous: they all think she’s wonderful the climate was wonderful all the year round
More example sentences
  • It is a substantial piece of work and a wonderful, and inspiring, record of bravery.
  • If he's on the tube we can just mute the gabble and marvel at his wonderful face instead.
  • It was the very early stages of what has become an amazing and wonderful relationship.


late Old English wunderfull (see wonder, -ful).



Pronunciation: /-f(ə)lē/
[as submodifier]: the bed was wonderfully comfortable
More example sentences
  • It's wonderfully fresh, almost perfect from start to finish and an absolute joy to drink.
  • His voice may not be as pure as it once was, nor soar quite so magnificently, but it is still wonderfully hypnotic.
  • My Toulouse sausages were wonderfully warm and spicy, with a marvellous grainy texture.


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  • All in all, a worthy celebration of the liberty, creativity, chutzpah, dynamite babes, dynamite tunes, and totally awesome wonderfulness which is our true blue home, our own native land, our beloved America.
  • If the concert had been at the South Bank or the Barbican I would have had to decline the drink-up, but the wonderfulness of working at the heart of Westminster Village was the ability to nip to the concert as an interval in the works' drinkies.
  • Cartwright never really gets to grips with the darker issues that bubble underneath her veneer of child-like wonder at the whole gosh - darned wonderfulness of everything to do with the show.

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