Excelling; surpassing others in some good quality or the sum of qualities; of great worth; eminent, in a good sense; superior; as, an excellent man, artist, citizen, husband, discourse, book, song, etc.; excellent breeding, principles, aims, action.
Superior in kind or degree, irrespective of moral quality; -- used with words of a bad significance.
Excellently; eminently; exceedingly.
of the highest quality; "made an excellent speech"; "the school has excellent teachers"; "a first-class mind"
a wine of remarkable quality
Rating used at FBA festivals. An excellent performance in most respects, but lacking in finish and perfection in detail to make it superior.