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Definition of "gorgeous" []

  • Dazzlingly beautiful or magnificent: wore a gorgeous Victorian gown. (adjective)
  • Characterized by magnificence or virtuosic brilliance: the pianist's gorgeous technique. (adjective)
  • Informal Wonderful; delightful. (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 "gorgeous" in a sentence
  • "Among the photo optimizations, the software giant has increased the display size of the thumbnails, made it possible for users to order photo prints from the service, offered people tags and what it referred to as a gorgeous online slide show."
  • "Quercus has several titles due out: If the Dead Rise Not by Philip Kerr, a new Bernie Gunther novel (£17.99), Bones of Betrayal by Jefferson Bass (£12.99), and a reissue of David Pearce's 1974 and 1977 (£12.99 each), in "gorgeous" hardback editions."
  • "Especially since I keep being lucky enough to see him in gorgeous worn old 19th century music halls with even more gorgeous acoustics."