Definition of gloriously adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɡlɔːriəsli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlɔːriəsli//
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  1. 1(formal) in a way that deserves or brings great fame and success Nelson died gloriously at Trafalgar.
  2. 2(formal) in a very beautiful and impressive way synonym splendidly The show has been gloriously successful. The ship has been gloriously restored. The cast moved well and sang gloriously.
  3. 3in an extremely enjoyable way synonym wonderfully the gloriously named criminal mastermind, Goldthwait Higginson Dorr
  4. 4in a pleasantly hot way, with the sun shining a gloriously sunny day