Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “tremendous”

tremendous

adjective     /trɪˈmen.dəs/
B2 very great in amount or level, or extremely good: They were making the most tremendous amount of noise last night. She's been a tremendous (= very great) help to me over the last few months. You won? That's tremendous!Large in number or quantityExtremely good tremendously     /-li/ adverb B2 We all enjoyed ourselves tremendously.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
(Definition of tremendous adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of tremendous

Definitions of “tremendous” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

sail

When a boat or a ship sails, it travels on the water.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More