Definition of amazing in English:

amazing

adjective

  • 1Causing great surprise or wonder; astonishing.

    ‘an amazing number of people registered’
    ‘it is amazing how short memories are’
    • ‘As it turned out she's had an amazing life, and the family that raised her are wonderful.’
    • ‘Some of the big palms were stunningly beautiful, displaying amazing detail and symmetry.’
    • ‘It's very difficult in a short review to do justice to this amazing work.’
    • ‘For a great number of individuals the results over time have been nothing short of amazing.’
    • ‘It is amazing how long this woman can hold her breath and work hard underwater.’
    • ‘Dr. Elizabeth Loftus has done some amazing research into the subject of recovered memories.’
    • ‘I hold courses on codependence and have seen amazing results and complete life changes in a very short time.’
    • ‘The most amazing thing about these performances is that they were all improvised.’
    • ‘At the time this was unbelievable, but I am coming to terms with this amazing detail.’
    • ‘As a dancer he is admired for his startling grace, superb technique, and amazing control.’
    • ‘This will be a rare opportunity to catch this amazing artist performing his own material.’
    • ‘This was all the more amazing when one considers the short space of time in which it was all organised.’
    • ‘The panels had come up with some amazing stories and had recorded some precious memories and insights.’
    • ‘Through a side door we found an amazing amount of room but nothing particularly exciting.’
    • ‘To see that happen in front of you is still an amazing, exciting experience.’
    • ‘Yet the most amazing thing about all of this is that it is just a coincidence.’
    • ‘Mobile phones are a wonder of modern technology, yet it is amazing how rude they can make people.’
    • ‘The wonderful jazzy numbers set the scene for some truly amazing tap routines.’
    • ‘It's an amazing spectacle, but it takes practise and dedication to get the most from it.’
    • ‘It is amazing how mistaken people's memories can be after many years since an event.’
    astonishing, astounding, surprising, bewildering, stunning, staggering, shocking, startling, stupefying, breathtaking, perplexing, confounding, dismaying, disconcerting, shattering
    awesome, awe-inspiring, sensational, remarkable, spectacular, stupendous, phenomenal, prodigious, extraordinary, incredible, unbelievable
    wonderful, marvellous
    thrilling, exciting
    mind-blowing, flabbergasting, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, amazeballs
    wondrous
    dumbfounding
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    1. 1.1informal Very impressive; excellent.
      ‘she makes the most amazing cakes’
      • ‘There is also an amazing number of restaurants for such a small street.’
      • ‘He has absolutely amazing stagecraft and extraordinary command of body language.’
      • ‘In addition to the music being amazing, the people watching was phenomenal.’
      • ‘When the final whistle was blown the excitement of the boys and the spectators was amazing.’
      • ‘He lives on the street and sells the most amazing drawings at shows and art openings around the city.’

Pronunciation:

amazing

/əˈmeɪzɪŋ/