Definition of splendidly in English:



  • 1In a magnificent or very impressive manner.

    ‘the ceiling is splendidly decorated’
    ‘the choir performed splendidly’
    • ‘The light, crisp wind playing (highlighted by a splendidly articulated bassoon solo) was simply magical!’
    • ‘This year there are 14 very different gardens on the trail, including two splendidly restored Victorian gardens.’
    • ‘An outstanding portrait is his majestic image of the princess splendidly bejewelled for the baptism of the prince.’
    • ‘The slightly strident exterior is offset by a splendidly tranquil interior.’
    • ‘The prize goes to his splendidly illustrated book on the archaeology and aesthetics of the Renaissance culture.’
    1. 1.1informal Excellently; very well.
      ‘I hope you are all doing splendidly’
      • ‘He did splendidly with the estate agent, securing a new photograph and a roadside sign.’
      • ‘I have it on good authority that you were behaving splendidly until mention of a certain gentleman.’
      • ‘His spokesman last week offered a splendidly frank admission.’
      • ‘He was really looking splendidly fit, I have to say, in recent months.’
      • ‘From then on, Dennis and I got along splendidly.’