Share this entry

Share this page

phenomenon

Synonyms of phenomenon in English:

noun

  • 1 war was not a rare phenomenon in the 18th century
    occurrence, event, happening, fact, situation, circumstance, experience, case, incident, episode, sight, appearance, thing
  • 2 the band was a pop phenomenon
    marvel, sensation, wonder, prodigy, miracle, rarity, nonpareil, curiosity, spectacle
    informal something else, something to write home about, something to shout about
    North American informal standout
    rare oner
  • Definition of phenomenon in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

    Word of the day cumbersome
    Pronunciation: ˈkəmbərsəm
    adjective
    large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…