Synonyms of splendid in English:


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See UK English definition of splendid

See Spanish definition of espléndido


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
informal super, great, 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 informal brilliant, brill, smashing, bosting
North American informal peachy, dandy, jim-dandy, neat, badass, boss, radical, rad, boffo, bully, bitching, bodacious
Australian, New Zealand informal beaut, bonzer
South African informal kif, lank
informal, dated groovy, divine
British informal, dated capital, champion, wizard, corking, ripping, cracking, spiffing, top-hole, topping, beezer
North American informal, dated swell, keen
archaic goodly

dreadful, awful, horrible