Definition of Excellent

1. Adjective. Very good;of the highest quality. "A first-class mind"

Exact synonyms: Fantabulous, First-class, Splendid
Similar to: Superior
Derivative terms: Excel, Excellence, Excellency



Definition of Excellent

1. a. Excelling; surpassing others in some good quality or the sum of qualities; of great worth; eminent, in a good sense; superior; as, an excellent man, artist, citizen, husband, discourse, book, song, etc.; excellent breeding, principles, aims, action.

2. adv. Excellently; eminently; exceedingly.

Definition of Excellent

1. Adjective. Of the highest quality; splendid. ¹

2. Adjective. Exceptionally good of its kind. ¹

3. Adverb. (obsolete) Excellently. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Excellent

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Excellent

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Literary usage of Excellent

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1. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell (1826)
"... contains an excellent moral, while it inculcates a future state of ... enough to be educated a member of our excellent national establish • ment. ..."

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