Definition of Gorgeous

1. Adjective. Dazzlingly beautiful. "A gorgeous Victorian gown"

Similar to: Beautiful



Definition of Gorgeous

1. a. Imposing through splendid or various colors; showy; fine; magnificent.

Definition of Gorgeous

1. Adjective. (context: of a person or place) very beautiful. ¹

2. Adjective. Very enjoyable, pleasant, tasty etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gorgeous

1. beautiful [adj] - See also: beautiful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gorgeous

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gores
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gorgeous (current term)
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Literary usage of Gorgeous

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1920)
"With high hopes worthy of a better cause, Steve sets THE gorgeous GIRL HAD NEVER KNOWN ... D Dou., P. THE gorgeous GIRL was typical of that typical American ..."

2. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"He had seen a fight so gorgeous that even his power of speech was taken from him. I respected that reserve until, three days after the affair, I discovered ..."

3. History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott (1873)
"Over it was thrown a surcoat of the gorgeous feather-work in which they excelled.35 Their helmets were sometimes of wood, fashioned like the heads of wild ..."

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