Definition of 'splendid'

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Example sentences containing 'splendid'

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They look splendid against a blue winter sky. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And it makes rather a splendid bar. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Few people want to live in splendid isolation any more. Times, Sunday Times (2015)While putting on his boots he had come across something rather splendid. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Less exposed are two manor houses in splendid settings. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Will he be bringing his splendid new ginger beard? Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are still splendid examples of commitment to a similar ethos in football. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are splendid views of the beach and coastline. Brines, Callum Collins Traveller - The Algarve (1993)She looked so splendid that we opted to forgo a screen test. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the result has been greeted elsewhere as something really rather splendid. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Initial ideas for the format of this splendid new prize hardly set the pulse racing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Thank you for such a splendid example. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Guests will be able to stay in rooms restored to their original grandeur and with splendid views of the park. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I’ve something splendid to show you. LM Montgomery Anne of Green Gables (1872)My favourite old building is the splendid 1825 crescent of houses that sits incongruously on the front. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Africa's nations have airlines and some splendid public buildings but these are mere symbols of nationhood. Grenville, J. A. S. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)The wonder of it is that England recovered and reeled off four rather splendid victories. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Splendid isolation - but what if something goes wrong? Times, Sunday Times (2011)From that most splendid of German houses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their external appearance looks splendid, but what is happening beneath the surface? Times, Sunday Times (2008)But in reality it was audacious, surprising and rather splendid. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's worth it for the splendid isolation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At the moment there is a splendid collection of photographs of the excavation in the 1930s taken by two holidaymakers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This splendid building has gone. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If he is more than a splendid young cricketer, this extra stuff is to be found in our own desire for heroes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

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Translations for 'splendid'

British English: splendid /ˈsplɛndɪd/ ADJECTIVE
If you say that something is splendid, you mean that it is very good.
What a splendid idea!
  • American English: splendid
  • Arabic: رَائِع
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esplêndido
  • Chinese: 壮丽的
  • Croatian: sjajan
  • Czech: úžasný
  • Danish: storartet
  • Dutch: schitterend
  • European Spanish: espléndido
  • Finnish: loistava
  • French: splendide
  • German: großartig
  • Greek: εκθαμβωτικός
  • Italian: splendido
  • Japanese: すばらしい
  • Korean: 화려한
  • Norwegian: glimrende
  • Polish: wspaniały
  • European Portuguese: esplêndido
  • Romanian: splendid
  • Russian: великолепный
  • Spanish: espléndido
  • Swedish: storartad
  • Thai: ยอดเยี่ยม
  • Turkish: görkemli
  • Ukrainian: чудовий
  • Vietnamese: rất hay


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