Definition of 'glorious'
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Or at least, the past glorious week did. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His innings was a sketch rather than the full, glorious and priceless oil painting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At the moment we are sitting on the veranda in glorious sunshine, looking out over the garden to the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As in, if the flesh comes clean from the bone, our wider future may be glorious. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It should have been the triumphant homecoming of a hero, the preamble to a glorious new career as his country's next president. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But try proving that you were denied the certainty of a glorious, enriching career because of something terrible that happened when you were 13 years old. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are the great big glorious band of the curious. Christianity Today (2000)This has been a glorious year full of impossible stories. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This was a nightmare end to a glorious career. The Sun (2012)It brought glorious warm dry sunny weather. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Will it embrace the new business world or seek refuge in its glorious past? Times, Sunday Times (2010)That glorious victory of his here last year must seem like a distant memory now. Times, Sunday Times (2009)One more toast on this great and glorious day of victory. Man of Honour (2007)Farther round you look across a valley to a hillside full of glorious autumn colour. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was a sad note on which to end a glorious career. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)They can get a bit fed up with the focus on its glorious industrial past. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But theirs had been a vital contribution to the glorious victory. A Model Victory (2005)And it was a great and glorious thing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the end of his glorious career is unlikely to happen just yet. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There it is, glorious and beautiful! Andersen's Fairy Tales (1874)The ground won't be anywhere near as soft today with glorious autumnal sunshine forecast. The Sun (2013)Enough to give Scotland a bright and glorious independent future. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This weekend you have the joy of watching a Times columnist in full and glorious action. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But at the other end of Britain northerners flocked to beaches to bask in hours of glorious sunshine. The Sun (2008)The poor boyfriend seems to have disappeared, but the wine was so glorious that her future was sealed. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Beautiful film with glorious songs. The Sun (2009) Happy and glorious for sure. The Sun (2012)Or have been aware that anything so beautiful and so glorious and splendid and terrifying and wonderful could exist on this Earth. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was a glorious sunny day, the sea was inviting and it was slap bang in the middle of the holiday season. The Sun (2008)Next morning I awoke to glorious sunshine. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)
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Translations for 'glorious'
British English: glorious /ˈɡlɔːrɪəs/ ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as glorious, you are emphasizing that it is very beautiful or wonderful.
...a glorious rainbow.
- American English: glorious
- Arabic: جَلِيل
- Brazilian Portuguese: glorioso
- Chinese: 显赫的
- Croatian: veličanstven
- Czech: úžasný
- Danish: prægtig
- Dutch: glorieus
- European Spanish: glorioso
- Finnish: loistava
- French: glorieux
- German: herrlich
- Greek: ένδοξος
- Italian: magnifico
- Japanese: すばらしい
- Korean: 영광스러운
- Norwegian: praktfull
- Polish: sławny
- European Portuguese: glorioso
- Romanian: splendid
- Russian: великолепный
- Spanish: glorioso
- Swedish: strålande
- Thai: สวยงามมาก
- Turkish: görkemli
- Ukrainian: славетний
- Vietnamese: huy hoàng
Definition of glorious from the Collins English Dictionary
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