Synonyms of splendid in English:


See definition of splendid


1‘a splendid palazzo on the Grand Canal’


magnificent, sumptuous, grand, impressive, imposing, superb, spectacular, resplendent, opulent, luxurious, palatial, deluxe, rich, fine, costly, expensive, lavish, ornate, gorgeous, glorious, dazzling, elegant, handsome, beautiful

stately, majestic, kingly, princely, regal, noble, proud

informal plush, plushy, posh, swanky, ritzy, splendiferous

British informal swish

North American informal swank

literary brave

rare splendacious, splendorous, magnolious, palatian


modest, unimpressive, ordinary

2‘an MP with a splendid reputation’


distinguished, glorious, glittering, illustrious, remarkable, outstanding, exceptional, celebrated, renowned, famous, impressive, notable, noted, eminent, noble, lofty, venerable, exemplary



3‘we had a splendid holiday’


excellent, wonderful, marvellous, magnificent, superb, glorious, sublime, lovely, delightful, first-class, first-rate

super, great, smashing, amazing, amazeballs, fantastic, terrific, tremendous, phenomenal, sensational, incredible, heavenly, stellar, gorgeous, dreamy, grand, fabulous, fab, fabby, fantabulous, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, awesome, magic, ace, cool, mean, bad, wicked, mega, crucial, mind-blowing, far out, A1, sound, out of this world, marvy, spanking, dope, def, phat

British brilliant, brill, bosting

North American peachy, dandy, jim-dandy, neat, badass, boss, radical, rad, boffo, bully, bitching, bodacious

NZ Australian beaut, bonzer

South African kif, lank

dated groovy, divine

British dated capital, champion, wizard, corking, ripping, cracking, spiffing, top-hole, topping, beezer

North American dated swell, keen

archaic goodly


dreadful, awful, horrible