Definition of glorious
Examples of glorious in a Sentence
He had a long and glorious military career.
The old ruins give only a hint of the city's glorious past.
The government has described the battle as a glorious victory.
Our room had a glorious view of the mountains.
Recent Examples of glorious from the Web
The American republic was founded in an act of treason — glorious treason, but treason nonetheless.
The Obama administration didn't have a glorious transparency record.
In fact, there’s a long, if not especially glorious, tradition of it.
How happy Cat Mays must have been to be playing next to his son in the outfield of Birmingham's Industrial League, and especially during that glorious summer when Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier.
The Ottomans did not hesitate to seek out modern European influences for a Westernized future and seldom looked back to some glorious past.
Games on 1080p TVs will also get anisotropic filtering and faster load times on the Xbox One X. And like the Xbox One S, Microsoft’s new console also supports glorious high-dynamic range visuals.
For the five glorious minutes, the sisters wrestle and writhe, transforming into a muppety tangle of curls and limbs, a WWE-style brawl.
Or just love inhaling this glorious comfort food classic?
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Origin and Etymology of glorious
Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French glorios, from Latin gloriosus glorious, vainglorious, from gloria
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of glorious
GLORIOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of glorious for English Language Learners
: having or deserving glory, fame, or honor
: very beautiful or delightful
GLORIOUS Defined for Kids
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