Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
unusual, or unexpected
very exciting and surprising
unusual in a way that surprises or impresses you
very unusual and surprising
something that is unexpected is surprising, because you did not expect it at all, or you expected it to happen in a different way
extremely impressive or surprising
extremely surprising and important
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
the thick make-up that actors put on their faces
moving with rhythm, together as one
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Free thesaurus definition of making you feel surprised or amazed from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.