Definition of splendid exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsplendɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsplendɪd//
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(old-fashioned, especially British English) used to show that you approve of something, or are pleased You're both coming? Splendid! Word Originearly 17th cent.: from French splendide or Latin splendidus, from splendere ‘shine, be bright’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: splendid

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