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EtymologyEdit

First attested from 1300 as Middle English merveilous, from Old French merveillus, from merveille (a wonder). See also marvel.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɑːvələs/
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AdjectiveEdit

marvellous (comparative more marvellous, superlative most marvellous)

  1. (British spelling) Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful.
    I went to a marvellous party last week.

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