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LEGENDARY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does legendary mean? 

LEGENDARY (adjective)
  The adjective LEGENDARY has 2 senses:

1. so celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend
2. celebrated in fable or legend

  Familiarity information: LEGENDARY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LEGENDARY (adjective)


Sense 1legendary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

So celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend

Context example:

the legendary exploits of the arctic trailblazers

Similar:

known (apprehended with certainty)


Sense 2legendary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Celebrated in fable or legend

Synonyms:

fabled; legendary

Context examples:

the fabled Paul Bunyan and his blue ox / legendary exploits of Jesse James

Similar:

unreal (lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria)


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