Definition of splendacious in English:



  • Magnificent; splendid.

    ‘splendacious dinners’
    • ‘Edythe and Fred came to supper with me later, a splendacious curry in the studio.’
    • ‘We hiked east to Jackson Park and the lake, an expanse of trees, grass and beach as splendacious as the playground of a king.’
    • ‘The room is papered with some splendacious pattern in blue and gold.’
    • ‘I've only got a few and if people find out how splendacious they are they'll go mad to get them.’
    • ‘The desserts range from the unpretentious — an ice cream sundae or sorbet — to the splendacious — caramel panna cotta, hazelnut Anglaise, or two kinds of crepes.’
    magnificent, sumptuous, grand, impressive, imposing, superb, spectacular, resplendent, opulent, luxurious, palatial, deluxe, rich, fine, costly, expensive, lavish, ornate, gorgeous, glorious, dazzling, elegant, handsome, beautiful
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Mid 19th century: from splendid + -acious.