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Definition of glorious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    glorious

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈɡlɔriəs//
     
     
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  1. 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. 2(formal) very beautiful and impressive a glorious sunset Both her daughters have glorious red hair.
  3. 3 extremely enjoyable synonym wonderful a glorious trip to the Caribbean
  4. 4(of weather) hot, with the sun shining They had three weeks of glorious sunshine.
 
adverb The show has been gloriously successful. a gloriously sunny day
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: glorious

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