Meaning of formidably in English:


Translate formidably into Spanish


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‘Okay, there are ‘free’ appetisers, a micro-course, coffee and petits fours, but with about 300 per cent mark-up on wine, you're contemplating a formidably expensive treat.’
  • ‘It's ridiculous that this President, who has proven himself a formidably talented debater, is scared to answer questions in anything remotely resembling an unpredictable environment.’
  • ‘But among the educated middle classes in India the knowledge of Shakespeare is formidably good, alarming really, because you find people who know the text as well as you do.’
  • ‘The Edinburgh-based think tank recently set out some formidably ambitious, perhaps audacious, targets for the country, to be achieved within 10 years or so, and is now challenging politicians to sign up.’
  • ‘While the haddock was formidably smokey, the mustard cream sauce was far less rich (although without an overbearing taste of mustard) than some versions I've had the misfortune to come across.’



/ˈfɔːmɪdəb(ə)li/ /fəˈmɪdəb(ə)li/