excellent Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
fantabulous; first-class; splendid.
- made an excellent speech
- the school has excellent teachers
- a first-class mind
Excelling; surpassing others in some good quality or the sum of qualities; of great worth; eminent, in a good sense; superior; as, an excellentman, artist, citizen, husband, discourse, book, song, etc.; excellentbreeding, principles, aims, action.
To love . . . What I see excellent in good or fair. Milton.
Superior in kind or degree, irrespective of moral quality; -- used with words of a bad significance.Obs. or Ironical "An excellent hypocrite." Hume.
Their sorrows are most excellent. Beau. & Fl.
Syn. -- Worthy; choice; prime; valuable; select; exquisite; transcendent; admirable; worthy.
Excellently; eminently; exceedingly.Obs. "This comes off well and excellent." Shak.