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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Majestic, noble, impressive. Admirable

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as an adjective, listen here, it means: Majestic, noble, impressive. Admirable. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: The eighth month of the year.

Usage examples (34)
  • The august view was a sight to behold.
  • Adjective : an august performance of a religious drama. ,an august personage
  • I saw this all the way back in august in NYC like John.
  • I picked up a fawn in august that had died much earlier. for more
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  • ''August" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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