Meaning of “gorgeous” in the English Dictionary

"gorgeous" in British English

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uk /ˈɡɔː.dʒəs/ us /ˈɡɔːr.dʒəs/

B1 very beautiful or pleasant:

What a gorgeous room/dress/colour!
The bride looked gorgeous.
The weather was so gorgeous.

More examples

  • From our hotel, there were gorgeous views of the city.
  • I met a totally gorgeous bloke on holiday.
  • Hey, I love your boots - they're gorgeous!
  • It's a gorgeous night. Just look at the stars!
  • So were there lots of gorgeous young men at the disco?
adverb uk /ˈɡɔː.dʒə us /ˈɡɔːr.dʒə

She's always gorgeously dressed.
noun [ U ] uk /ˈɡɔː.dʒəs.nəs/ us /ˈɡɔːr.dʒəs.nəs/

(Definition of “gorgeous” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gorgeous" in American English

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us /ˈɡɔr·dʒəs/

very beautiful and attractive:

What a gorgeous dress!
The bride looked gorgeous.

(Definition of “gorgeous” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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