legendary Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"legendary" in British English

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uk   /ˈledʒ.ən.dri/  us   /-der.i/

legendary adjective (FAMOUS)

C1 very ​famous and ​admired or ​spoken about: He ​becameeditor of the legendary ​Irishjournal "The Bell". The ​English are legendary (= well ​known) fortheirincompetence with ​languages.
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legendary adjective (FROM A STORY)

C1 from a ​legend: a legendary ​Greekhero Was King Arthur a ​real or a legendary ​character?
(Definition of legendary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ˈledʒ·ənˌder·i/

legendary adjective (OF STORIES)

of or ​relating to an ​oldstory or set of ​stories from ​ancienttimes, or the ​stories that ​peopletell about a ​famousevent or ​person: legendary ​tales of ​greatdeeds (= ​wonderful things that someone did)

legendary adjective (FAMOUS)

of or ​describing someone who is very ​famous and ​admired, usually because of an ​ability in a ​particulararea: the legendary ​magician Houdini
(Definition of legendary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “legendary”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有名的, 名声显赫的, 津津乐道的…
in Turkish efsanevî, destanımsı, çok meşhur…
in Russian легендарный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有名的, 名聲顯赫的, 津津樂道的…
in Polish legendarny…
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