legendary synonym, legendary definition | Thesaurus



1    apocryphal, fabled, fabulous, fanciful, fictitious, mythical, romantic, storied, traditional  
2    celebrated, famed, famous, illustrious, immortal, renowned, well-known  
1    factual, genuine, historical  
2    unknown  
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1       adj   If you describe someone or something as legendary, you mean that they are very famous and that many stories are told about them.  
...the legendary Jazz singer Adelaide Hall..., His political skill is legendary.     
2       adj   A legendary person, place, or event is mentioned or described in an old legend.  
usu ADJ n  
The hill is supposed to be the resting place of the legendary King Lud.     

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legend, legacy, legerdemain, lend

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