[mahr-vuh-luh s] /ˈmɑr və ləs/
superb; excellent; great:
a marvelous show.
such as to cause wonder, admiration, or astonishment; surprising; extraordinary.
improbable or incredible:
the marvelous events of Greek myth.
c.1300, “causing wonder,” from Old French merveillos “marvelous, wonderful” (Modern French merveilleux), from merveille (see marvel (n.)). Weakened sense of “splendid, very nice” is from 1924. Related: Marvelously.
[mahr-ver] /ˈmɑr vər/ noun 1. a hard, flat surface of stone, wood, or metal, on which a mass of molten glass is rolled and shaped in glassmaking. verb (used with object) 2. to roll (glass) on a marver. [mahrv] /mɑrv/ adjective, Slang. 1. marvelous; wonderful. /mɑːv/ noun acronym 1. manoeuvrable re-entry vehicle: a missile that […]
[mahr-vin] /ˈmɑr vɪn/ noun 1. a male given name. U Dortmund, 1984. Applicative language based on Modula-2, enhanced by signatures (grammars) terms (trees) and attribute couplings (functions on trees). Used for specification of language translators. [“MARVIN – A Tool for Applicative and Modular Compiler Specification”, H. Ganziger et al, Forsch 220, U Dortmund, Jul 1986].
[mahrv] /mɑrv/ noun 1. a male given name, form of . /mɑːv/ noun acronym 1. manoeuvrable re-entry vehicle: a missile that has one or more warheads that may be controlled so as to avoid enemy defences maneuverable reentry vehicle
[mahr-vee] /ˈmɑr vi/ adjective, Slang. 1. ; delightful. adjective marvelous Usage Note slang