- 1[uncountable] fame, praise, or honor that is given to someone because they have achieved something important Olympic glory in the 100 meters I do all the work and he gets all the glory. She wanted to enjoy her moment of glory. He came home a rich man,covered in glory.
- 2[uncountable] praise and worship of God “Glory to God in the highest!”
- 3[uncountable] great beauty The city was spread out beneath us in all its glory. The house has now been restored to its former glory.
- 4[countable] a special cause for pride, respect, or pleasure The temple is one of the glories of ancient Greece. Her long black hair is her crowning glory (= most impressive feature). see also reflected glory