Definition of “glorious” - English Dictionary

“glorious” in English

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uk /ˈɡlɔː.ri.əs/ us /ˈɡlɔːr.i.əs/

glorious adjective (BEAUTIFUL/NICE)

very beautiful:

The beetroot had turned the soup a glorious pink.
Your roses are glorious!

Glorious weather is very pleasant, and especially hot and sunny:

They had glorious weather for their wedding.
It was a glorious winter day - crisp and clear.

very enjoyable or giving great pleasure:

This wine is absolutely glorious.
We had a glorious time in the south of France last summer.
adverb uk /ˈɡlɔː.ri.ə us /ˈɡlɔːr.i.ə

We've had gloriously sunny weather.
They looked gloriously happy.

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

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us /ˈɡlɔr·i·əs, ˈɡloʊr-/

glorious adjective (BEAUTIFUL)

very beautiful or excellent:

July was a beautiful month of glorious sun.

glorious adjective (ADMIRABLE)

deserving admiration, praise, and honor:

She thought it was a grand and glorious country.

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

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