- 1 (formal) deserving or bringing great fame and success a glorious victory a glorious chapter in our country's history The novel looks back at Spain's glorious past. compare inglorious
- 2(formal) very beautiful and impressive a glorious sunset Both her daughters have glorious red hair.
- 3 extremely enjoyable synonym wonderful a glorious trip to the Caribbean
- 4(of weather) hot, with the sun shining They had three weeks of glorious sunshine.
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adverb The show has been gloriously successful. a gloriously sunny day