The definition of glorious is a person or thing that is magnificent and worthy of high praise.
An example of glorious is a wonderful dance performance.
- having, giving, or deserving glory
- splendid; magnificent
- Informal very delightful or enjoyable
Origin of gloriousMiddle English and Anglo-French from Old French glorios from Classical Latin gloriosus
- Having or deserving glory; famous.
- Conferring or advancing glory: a glorious achievement.
- Characterized by great beauty and splendor; magnificent: a glorious sunset.
- Delightful; wonderful: had a glorious visit with old friends.
(comparative gloriouser or more glorious, superlative gloriousest or most glorious)