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Meaning of GORGEOUS

Pronunciation:  'gorjus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  dazzlingly beautiful; "a gorgeous Victorian gown"
 

GORGEOUS is a 8 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: beautiful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gor"geous\, a. [OF. gorgias beautiful, glorious, vain,
luxurious; cf. OF. gorgias ruff, neck handkerchief, and F.
gorge throat, and se pengorger to assume airs. Cf. {Gorge},
n.]
Imposing through splendid or various colors; showy; fine;
magnificent.

      Cloud-land, gorgeous land.               --Coleridge.

      Gogeous as the sun at midsummer.         --Shak.
-- {Gor"geous*ly}, adv. -- {Gor"geous*ness}, n.

 
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