EX'CELLENT, adjective Being of great virtue or worth; eminent or distinguished for what is amiable, valuable or laudable; as an excellent man or citizen; an excellent judge or magistrate.
1. Being of great value or use, applied to things; remarkable for good properties; as excellent timber; an excellent farm; an excellent horse; excellent fruit.
2. Distinguished for superior attainments; as an excellent artist.
3. Consummate; complete; in an ill sense.
Elizabeth was an excellent hypocrite.