[glawr-ee-uh s, glohr-] /ˈglɔr i əs, ˈgloʊr-/
delightful; wonderful; completely enjoyable:
to have a glorious time at the circus.
a glorious victory.
full of ; entitled to great renown:
England is glorious in her poetry.
brilliantly beautiful or magnificent; splendid:
a glorious summer day.
Archaic. blissfully drunk.
having or full of glory; illustrious
conferring glory or renown: a glorious victory
delightful or enjoyable
late 13c., from Anglo-French glorious, Old French glorieus (12c., Modern French glorieux), from Latin gloriosus “full of glory, famous,” from gloria (see glory). In 14c.-17c. it also could mean “boastful, vainglorious.” Related: Gloriously.
noun 1. . noun 1. the events of 1688–89 by which James II was expelled and the sovereignty conferred on William and Mary. noun 1. the events of 1688–89 in England that resulted in the ousting of James II and the establishment of William III and Mary II as joint monarchs Also called Bloodless Revolution […]
/glork/ 1. Used as a name for just about anything. See foo. 2. Similar to glitch, but usually used reflexively. “My program just glorked itself.” See also glark. [Jargon File]
[glawr-ee, glohr-ee] /ˈglɔr i, ˈgloʊr i/ noun, plural glories 1. very great praise, honor, or distinction bestowed by common consent; renown: to win glory on the field of battle. 2. something that is a source of honor, fame, or admiration; a distinguished ornament or an object of pride: a sonnet that is one of the […]
- Glory box
noun 1. (Austral & NZ, informal) a box in which a young woman stores clothes, etc, in preparation for marriage