[ UK /lˈɛd‍ʒəndəɹi/ ]
[ US /ˈɫɛdʒənˌdɛɹi/ ]
  1. celebrated in fable or legend
    the fabled Paul Bunyan and his blue ox
    legendary exploits of Jesse James
  2. so celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend
    the legendary exploits of the arctic trailblazers
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How To Use legendary In A Sentence

  • Above: South Shore terminus with four Dreadnoughts in line abreast, demonstrating their legendary capacity to absorb crowds.
  • The evidence she’d gathered at the beach had already arrived, delivered by a young tech who’d sheepishly entered the den of the legendary Lincoln Rhyme without a word and scurried about to deposit the bags and stacks of pictures as the criminalist gruffly directed. The Stone Monkey
  • At 76, the legendary country outlaw just gets better and better. The Sun
  • The Cologne goalkeeper signalled his potential by publicly attacking the legendary Bayern Munich Maoist Paul Breitner for his heavy drinking, smoking and gambling though not, strangely enough, for his scrofulous appearance. Note to England's rugby players: embrace Der Aggro | Harry Pearson
  • The band coalesced in 1998 during a legendary trek across Canada, where the members busked and barnstormed for gas money and food whenever they could.
  • The title of the appointment was rather meaningless as he soon had his own surgical wards, where his skills in intestinal surgery and liver resection were legendary.
  • Above all else, the Monte Carlo Rally is so legendary because of how difficult it is to finish, let alone win. Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • O'Sullivan never had the distinction of guiding a senior team to glory in the top division but his athletic tutelage of any team that crossed his path was legendary.
  • The silver made in Mexico during the viceregal period is legendary, yet most of the surviving examples are ecclesiastical rather than domestic.
  • It is also home to the legendary Afflecks Palace from where I have purchased many a pre-loved item in my quest for sartorial elegance.
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