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Definition of "victorious" []

  • Being the winner in a contest or struggle: the victorious army. (adjective)
  • Characteristic of or expressing a sense of victory or fulfillment: a victorious cheer. (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 "victorious" in a sentence
  • "The Big Bang Theory emerged victorious from the first hotly contested Thursday night of the fall TV season, leading CBS to a ratings win, according to overnight Nielsen estimates."
  • "Today, at home and abroad, religious extremists (who are to be found in every major tradition) are playing the odds, hoping to emerge victorious from a zero-sum game of their own making."
  • "Fox 2000 has emerged victorious from the bidding scrum over the rights to Incarceron, the latest British sci-fi/fantasy young adult novel to belatedly find itself on the New York Times bestsellers list."