Definition of 'legendary'
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That is what being legendary is about. The Sun (2016)But the legendary singer warned that bagging a record deal didn't necessarily equal success. The Sun (2016)Yes, because I suppose it just added to her amazing legendary status. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some recordings acquire such legendary status that they deserve to be more widely trumpeted. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One reason perhaps is its increasingly legendary status. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Another legendary singer is performing closer to home. The Sun (2016)Now breathes there a man with soul so dead that he can resist a book about legendary islands? The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The rodent plague has been caused by the many tourists who visit the place on account of its legendary status. The Sun (2012)This guy deserves his legendary status. The Sun (2015)These myths come into legendary status. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We've had legendary figures dying on us but at an older age. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was a fearless campaigner and a legendary figure for the Labour movement. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But he is more interested in attaining something money cannot buy - legendary status. The Sun (2009)It was often said that he was the most popular opera singer since the legendary Caruso. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Like many legendary men of action, he was short. Times, Sunday Times (2007)HE had already reached legendary status before he stepped on to the track last night. The Sun (2012)This only fuelled the outrage - as well as speculation that he might be losing his legendary political skill. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His fundraising skills are legendary. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Here he tells SFTW his memories of the legendary singer. The Sun (2016)Bolt has done all he can do, but the one criterion in the way of legendary status is the lack of a consistent rival. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Nowhere was his modernisation agenda more evident than in his comments about the legendary power of the governor's eyebrows to manage the financial sector. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His first radio broadcasts have legendary status at the Beeb, largely because he was quite useless. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What they wanted to know was what I knew about their almost legendary Sistema. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But there are so many other legendary challenges out there, and so few years left before my creaky old knees finally scream'you cannot be serious! Times, Sunday Times (2008)The chance to earn legendary status at one of the world's great clubs, by edging them over the line for the biggest domestic prize of all. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'legendary'
British English: legendary ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone or something as legendary, you mean that they are very famous and that many stories are told about them.
His political skill is legendary.
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