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
Take a look at the food, glorious food that will be served right after the Academy Awards ceremony.
For others, General Nat led a glorious armed revolution that still maintained hidden legions in the Virginia woods years after his capture.
Judging by Mary Zimmerman’s glorious new Goodman Theatre production, the only possible answer is: not a damn thing.
The 61st annual Eurovision song contest, the campiest event on the international cultural calendar, arrives at its glorious climax this week.
Places that seem lovely at first glance may actually be sinister, but places that feel creepy seldom turn out to be glorious.
Very few men are heart-stoppingly beautiful, in the way glorious women or racehorses or specimen roses unarguably are, so meeting a bona fide male dazzler, with fan sites sprawled across the Web, is interesting.
Make that the best burgers in the state — which, given our glorious Texas burger traditions, means some of the best burgers in the land.
There's nothing as glorious as waking up to morning sunlight pouring through sixteen-foot floor-to-ceiling windows.
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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 century
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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