genial

adj.
1 of genius.
2 great(wonderful).
3 brilliant, bright, characterized be genius, genial.
4 witty.
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genial
adjetivo
1 brilliant, inspired
2 familiar terrific, great, smashing
eso me parece genial that sounds terrific
adverbio
1 familiar great
ese tío toca el saxo genial that guy's a great sax player
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ADJ
1) (=de talento) brilliant, of genius

escritor genial — brilliant writer, writer of genius

fue una idea genial — it was a brilliant idea

Pablo es genial — Pablo's a genius

2) (=estupendo) wonderful, marvellous, marvelous (EEUU)

fue una película genial — it was a wonderful o marvellous film

¡eso fue genial! — it was wonderful o marvellous!

3) (=ocurrente) witty
4) (=placentero) pleasant, genial; (=afable) cordial, affable
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adjetivo
a) <idea> brilliant; <escritor/pintor> brilliant

su última sinfonía es una obra genial — his last symphony is a work of genius

b) (fam) (estupendo) great (colloq), fantastic (colloq)
c) (fam) (ocurrente, gracioso) witty, funny
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= brilliant, inspired, masterly, masterful, great.
Ex. This conference has been blessed with the presence of the brilliant mind of Seymour Lubetzky.
Ex. The file-as-is principle means that collocation of similar headings is provided by the consistent use of uniform headings, and does not rely upon their inspired filing.
Ex. He shows a masterly command of imagery throughout, but his style has always left little margin for error, and the errors here are bothersome.
Ex. He was a masterful storyteller who could modulate from the sublime to the scatological in the blink of an eye.
Ex. Click on 'add new experience', provide as much details as you can, and let us know why you think they are so great.
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* de una manera genial = in a masterful way.
* pasarlo genial = have + a whale of a time.
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adjetivo
a) <idea> brilliant; <escritor/pintor> brilliant

su última sinfonía es una obra genial — his last symphony is a work of genius

b) (fam) (estupendo) great (colloq), fantastic (colloq)
c) (fam) (ocurrente, gracioso) witty, funny
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= brilliant, inspired, masterly, masterful, great.

Ex: This conference has been blessed with the presence of the brilliant mind of Seymour Lubetzky.

Ex: The file-as-is principle means that collocation of similar headings is provided by the consistent use of uniform headings, and does not rely upon their inspired filing.
Ex: He shows a masterly command of imagery throughout, but his style has always left little margin for error, and the errors here are bothersome.
Ex: He was a masterful storyteller who could modulate from the sublime to the scatological in the blink of an eye.
Ex: Click on 'add new experience', provide as much details as you can, and let us know why you think they are so great.
* de una manera genial = in a masterful way.
* pasarlo genial = have + a whale of a time.

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genial
adjective
1 (inspirado) ‹escritor/pintor› brilliant
su última sinfonía es una obra genial his last symphony is a work of genius
2 (fam) (estupendo) great (colloq), fantastic (colloq), swell (AmE colloq), brilliant (BrE colloq)
3 (fam) (ocurrente, gracioso) witty, funny
fue un golpe genial it was so funny!, it was brilliant! (BrE colloq)
tiene unas salidas geniales some of the things she comes out with are so funny o witty
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genial adjetivo
a)idea/escritor/pintorbrilliant

b) (fam) (estupendo) great (colloq), fantastic (colloq);

(fam) (ocurrente, gracioso) witty, funny
genial
I adjetivo brilliant
familiar terrific
II adverbio wonderfully
'genial' also found in these entries:
English:
brainstorm
- brainwave
- brilliant
- genial
- groovy
- masterly
- super
- terrific
- brain
- mean
- whale
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genial
adj
1. [artista, escritor]
un escritor genial an author of genius;
Dalí fue un artista genial Dalí was an artistic genius
2. Fam [estupendo] great, Br brilliant;
me parece genial it sounds like a great idea to me;
estuviste genial you were brilliant o great;
Irónico
¡genial, tendré que empezar otra vez! great o Br brilliant! now I'll have to start all over again!
adv
Fam brilliantly;
canta genial she's a great o Br brilliant singer
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genial
adj brilliant; fam (estupendo) fantastic fam , great fam ;
lo pasamos genial fam we had a fantastic fam o
a great fam
time
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genial adj
1) agradable: genial, pleasant
2) : brilliant
una obra genial: a work of genius
3) fam formidable: fantastic, terrific
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genial adj brilliant
la actuación fue genial the performance was brilliant

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