• (GA) IPA: /ˈmɑɹvl̩/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈmɑːvl̩/

marvel (plural marvels)

  1. That which causes wonder; a prodigy; a miracle.
  2. Wonder, astonishment.
    • 1805, Walter Scott, The Lay of the Last Minstrel:
      Use lessens marvel.

marvel (marvels, present participle marvelling; past and past participle marvelled)

  1. (intransitive) To become filled with wonderment or admiration; to be amazed at something.
    • Bible, 1 John iii. 13
      Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate you.
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To marvel at.
  3. (obsolete, transitive, used impersonally) To cause to marvel or be surprised.
    • 15th century, Anonymous, Richard the Redeless
      But much now me marvelleth.
Proper noun
  1. Surname

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