Definition of "glorious" []

  • Having or deserving glory; famous. (adjective)
  • Conferring or advancing glory: a glorious achievement. (adjective)
  • Characterized by great beauty and splendor; magnificent: a glorious sunset. (adjective)
  • Delightful; wonderful: had a glorious visit with old friends. (adjective)
  • Having or full of glory; illustrious (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Conferring glory or renown (adjective)
  • Brilliantly beautiful (adjective)
  • Delightful or enjoyable (adjective)
  • Drunk (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "glorious" in a sentence
  • "He does not like the term glorious ', which was invented, he says, by journalists."
  • "Belton, to hold themselves in readiness to obey his summons, on the likelihood there is of room for what he calls glorious mischief."
  • ""This is what I call glorious," said Ned, as he opened a can of condensed milk and passed it around."