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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)

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.

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."