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’
    • ‘To see that happen in front of you is still an amazing, exciting experience.’
    • ‘The most amazing thing about these performances is that they were all improvised.’
    • ‘Some of the big palms were stunningly beautiful, displaying amazing detail and symmetry.’
    • ‘This was all the more amazing when one considers the short space of time in which it was all organised.’
    • ‘At the time this was unbelievable, but I am coming to terms with this amazing detail.’
    • ‘It's an amazing spectacle, but it takes practise and dedication to get the most from it.’
    • ‘As a dancer he is admired for his startling grace, superb technique, and amazing control.’
    • ‘Yet the most amazing thing about all of this is that it is just a coincidence.’
    • ‘It's very difficult in a short review to do justice to this amazing work.’
    • ‘This will be a rare opportunity to catch this amazing artist performing his own material.’
    • ‘The wonderful jazzy numbers set the scene for some truly amazing tap routines.’
    • ‘Through a side door we found an amazing amount of room but nothing particularly exciting.’
    • ‘Dr. Elizabeth Loftus has done some amazing research into the subject of recovered memories.’
    • ‘It is amazing how mistaken people's memories can be after many years since an event.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The panels had come up with some amazing stories and had recorded some precious memories and insights.’
    • ‘As it turned out she's had an amazing life, and the family that raised her are wonderful.’
    • ‘I hold courses on codependence and have seen amazing results and complete life changes in a very short time.’
    • ‘Mobile phones are a wonder of modern technology, yet it is amazing how rude they can make people.’
    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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘He has absolutely amazing stagecraft and extraordinary command of body language.’
      • ‘In addition to the music being amazing, the people watching was phenomenal.’

Pronunciation:

amazing

/əˈmeɪzɪŋ/