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John Hirschbeck is a wonderful person with a wonderful family. I'm so glad that we have become friends.
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Meaning of "wonderful" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WONDERFUL

wonderful  [ˈwʌndəfʊl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WONDERFUL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wonderful is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WONDERFUL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wonderful in the English dictionary

The definition of wonderful in the dictionary is exciting a feeling of wonder; marvellous or strange. Other definition of wonderful is extremely fine; excellent.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WONDERFUL


careful
ˈkɛəfʊl
characterful
ˈkærɪktəfʊl
cheerful
ˈtʃɪəfʊl
colorful
ˈkʌləfʊl
colourful
ˈkʌləfʊl
direful
ˈdaɪəfʊl
earful
ˈɪəfʊl
fearful
ˈfɪəfʊl
flavorful
ˈfleɪvəfʊl
flavourful
ˈfleɪvəfʊl
humorful
ˈhjuːməfʊl
ireful
ˈaɪəfʊl
masterful
ˈmɑːstəfʊl
odourful
ˈəʊdəfʊl
pleasureful
ˈplɛʒəfʊl
powerful
ˈpaʊəfʊl
prayerful
ˈprɛəfʊl
saucerful
ˈsɔːsəfʊl
tearful
ˈtɪəfʊl
udderful
ˈʌdəfʊl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WONDERFUL

wonder
wonder boy
wonder drug
wonder girl
wonder-worker
wonder-working
wonderer
wonderfully
wonderfulness
wondering
wonderingly
wonderkid
wonderland
wonderless
wonderment
wondermonger
wonderstruck
wonderwork
wondrous
wondrously

WORDS THAT END LIKE WONDERFUL

all-powerful
barful
carful
dipperful
drawerful
dropperful
flowerful
humourful
hungerful
jarful
matterful
pitcherful
platterful
quiverful
showerful
slumberful
superpowerful
tumblerful
ultrapowerful
uncheerful

Synonyms and antonyms of wonderful in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WONDERFUL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wonderful» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wonderful

Translation of «wonderful» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WONDERFUL

Find out the translation of wonderful to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wonderful from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wonderful» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

奇妙的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

maravilloso
570 millions of speakers

English

wonderful
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अद्भुत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عَجِيب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

удивительный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

maravilhoso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিস্ময়কর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

merveilleux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Indah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wunderbar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

すばらしい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

놀라운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Apik banget
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kỳ diệu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அற்புதமான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विस्मयकारक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

olağanüstü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

meraviglioso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cudowny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дивовижний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

minunat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

θαυμαστός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wonderlike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

underbar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vidunderlig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wonderful

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WONDERFUL»

The term «wonderful» is very widely used and occupies the 2.741 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WONDERFUL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wonderful

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10 QUOTES WITH «WONDERFUL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word wonderful.
1
Roberto Alomar
John Hirschbeck is a wonderful person with a wonderful family. I'm so glad that we have become friends.
2
A. R. Ammons
Anything looked at closely becomes wonderful.
3
Jason Biggs
I was nervous and hesitant about putting myself out there for the pie scene. But I went for it and the results were wonderful.
4
Steven Blum
You know, it's a wonderful thing. I have to say that some of the greatest actors I've ever worked with have been doing anime for years. It's not just because of the popularity, either.
5
John Boyne
It's a wonderful thing to write for children.
6
Emily Carr
It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw.
7
Laetitia Casta
'The Master' is a wonderful film, honestly, and the actors, Joaquin Phoenix and Phillip Seymour Hoffman, are incredible.
8
Coco Chanel
I am not young but I feel young. The day I feel old, I will go to bed and stay there. J'aime la vie! I feel that to live is a wonderful thing.
9
Helena Christensen
Harbour Island in the Bahamas is a wonderful little island with beautiful beaches, a great restaurant culture and friendly, welcoming atmosphere.
10
Sophie Kennedy Clark
My parents are a wonderful mixture of bohemian eccentric, but also incredibly practical and not airy-fairy.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WONDERFUL»

Discover the use of wonderful in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wonderful and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
A study of the Burgess Shale, a sea bed 530 million years old, and attempts to tackle what the findings are and what it means
Stephen Jay Gould, 1990
2
My Wonderful World of Slapstick
Buster Keaton describes his childhood as a member of the family vaudeville act and his experiences as a comic actor during the early days of motion pictures Keaton's autobiography, My Wonderful World of Slapstick, is our only record of the ...
Buster Keaton, 1982
3
God Thinks You're Wonderful
Everybody needs to know that God thinks they're special. A warm-hearted gift appropriate for almost anyone at any occasion, God Thinks You're Wonderful is the perfect way to say, "You Are Special.
Max Lucado, 2003
4
Wonderful Tonight: George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and Me
Here is the truth, here is what happened, here is the story you’ve been waiting for. From the Hardcover edition.
Pattie Boyd, Penny Junor, 2008
5
Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem
Noether's Theorem is an essential principle of post-introductory physics. This handy guide includes end-of-chapter questions for review and appendixes detailing key related physics concepts for further study.
Dwight E. Neuenschwander, 2010
6
If I'm So Wonderful, why Am I Still Single?: Ten Strategies ...
Offers positive advice for singles searching for long-term relationships by identifying the ten most common mistakes made by individuals in search of commitment and explaining how to avoid them. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Susan Page, 2002
7
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
In the first of L. Frank Baum's time-honored Oz novels, country girl Dorothy Gale gets whisked away by a cyclone to the fantastical Land of Oz. Dropped into the midst of trouble when her farmhouse crushes a tyrannical sorceress, Dorothy ...
L. Frank Baum, 1900
8
The Wonderful Man
A simple and inspiring story, celebrating the wonderfulness of the ordinary man, by one of the world's most bizarre thinkers.
Edward Monkton, 2009
9
The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
A selfish young boy learns humility when he is made small by an elf and flies on a long trip with wild geese.
Selma Lagerlöf, Velma Swanston Howard, 1915
10
"The having of wonderful ideas" and other essays on teaching ...
Duckworth's ideas contained in these timeless essays are more important than ever to the public discourse on education.
Eleanor Ruth Duckworth, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WONDERFUL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wonderful is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia' Star -- Hey, I'm Famous …
0630-virginia-sue-sue-bob-white-mugshot-YOUTUBE- Sue Bob White -- who stars in the documentary "The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia" ... «TMZ.com, Jul 15»
2
New 'King and I' is something wonderful
NEW YORK – There are moments in Lincoln Center Theater's ravishing new Broadway production of The King and I (***½ out of four) that may leave you ... «USA TODAY, Apr 15»
3
Vin Diesel Welcomes Third Child to 'A Wonderful World'
Vin Diesel Welcomes Third Child to 'A Wonderful World'. More. ABC News' Gio Benitez has the latest in the "Pop News" midday buzz. 3:36 | 03/17/15 ... «ABC News, Mar 15»
4
Pom Wonderful loses appeal of FTC's deceptive advertising ruling
A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that pomegranate juice seller Pom Wonderful falsely claimed in its advertising that its products could treat heart ... «Los Angeles Times, Jan 15»
5
Pom Wonderful wins trademark ruling over rival pomegranate drink
A federal appeals court said on Tuesday the pomegranate juice maker Pom Wonderful LLC may try to stop a rival from selling a pomegranate-flavored energy ... «Reuters, Dec 14»
6
It's a Wonderful Life: my most overrated Christmas film
It's a Wonderful Life More suburban prejudice than Margaret Thatcher at a Grantham fete … James Stewart, Donna Reed and tousle-headed family in It's a ... «The Guardian, Dec 14»
7
Chance The Rapper Puts A 'Wonderful' Spin On The 'Arthur' Theme …
On Wednesday (July 30), Chance the Rapper paid homage to the song, series and its message with his new song, “Wonderful Everyday: Arthur.” For the ... «MTV.com, Jul 14»
8
POM Wonderful Wins A Round In Food Fight With Coca-Cola
A food fight at the U.S. Supreme Court ended in a unanimous decision on Thursday. The justices ruled that POM Wonderful can go forward with a lawsuit ... «NPR, Jun 14»
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In POM Wonderful vs. Coca-Cola, Supreme Court Considers Food …
But competitor Pom Wonderful took issue with Coca-Cola's statements. In POM Wonderful LLC v. The Coca Cola Company, the juice maker charges the ... «Reason, Apr 14»
10
Supreme Court to Hear Pom Wonderful's Case Against Coca-Cola
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to take up an appeal by juice maker Pom Wonderful LLC alleging Coca-Cola Co. deceived consumers about a ... «Wall Street Journal, Jan 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wonderful [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wonderful>. Jul 2019 ».
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