WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
awe•some /ˈɔsəm/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. causing or showing awe: an awesome sight.
  2. Slang TermsSlang. very impressive:Those clothes are totally awesome!
awe•some•ly, adv. 
awe•some•ness, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
awe•some  səm),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. inspiring awe:an awesome sight.
  2. showing or characterized by awe.
  3. Slang Termsvery impressive:That new white convertible is totally awesome.
awesome•ly, adv. 
awesome•ness, n. 
  • awe + -some1 1590–1600
    See  awful. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

awesome /ˈɔːsəm/ adj
  1. inspiring or displaying awe
  2. slang excellent or outstanding

ˈawesomely adv ˈawesomeness n



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Collocations: is an awesome [book, smartphone, woman, person], was an awesome [trip, movie, performance], is an awesome [sight, thing to see], more...

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