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splendiferous (splɛnˈdɪfərəs Pronunciation for splendiferous



  1. (facetious) grand; splendid   ⇒ a really splendiferous meal

Derived Forms

splenˈdiferously adverb
splenˈdiferousness noun

Word Origin

C15: from Medieval Latin splendiferus, from Latin splendor radiance + ferre to bring

Example Sentences Including 'splendiferous'

Duncan Ball has just released Selby Scrambled, the 12th in a series of books about this " splendiferous pooch".
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
Except when there's a glam snapper knocking about in the room, trying to nab a pic of her splendiferous Manc'arris.
Megastar (2004)
For a shilling or half-crown donation you were ensured a most splendiferous poppy -- probably made of silk with, of course, a green leaf.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)


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