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Noun: marquee  maa(r)'kee
  1. Large and often sumptuous tent
    - pavilion
  2. Permanent canopy over an entrance of a hotel etc.
    - marquise
Adjective: marquee  maa(r)'kee
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Greatest in importance, degree, significance or achievement
    - leading, preeminent, pre-eminent

Derived forms: marquees

See also: superior

Type of: canopy, collapsible shelter, tent

Encyclopedia: Marquee