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Magellan was a Spanish explorer and is the brand of a GPS system. In movies, the term Magellan is used to make humor out of a character that is blatantly lost.
"Hey Magellan, do you know where we're going? I think that you were supposed to make that turn back at forth street."
by jct7 June 28, 2006
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Generic term for cool, good, awesome, groovy, chill, swell, nice, great, sweet, fly, happening, fresh, super, etc.

Alternately spelled magellin, as if an abbreviation of "magelling," which is not a word.
"How's it going, man?"

"It's magellan."
by Epimetheus January 08, 2008
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(verb). The act of traveling a long distance (usually by means of a difficult route) in order to reach a desired destination.
John: Yo are you coming to Pete's house tonight?

Bill: Nah man I don't think I'm trying to magellan all the way over there.

John: Yeah man i feel that, there is mad snow and shit on the ground.
by Ferdinand Magellan IV January 28, 2013
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(adj.) Used after Ferdinand Magellan, and alternatively spelled "Magellin". It means "nice, good, cool, freakin' awesome, etc."
Hey, Jeff, you look awfully Magellan today.
by Zombii Cidel October 25, 2010
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