Definitions for gorgeousˈgɔr dʒəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gor•geousˈgɔr dʒəs(adj.)

  1. splendid or sumptuous in appearance, coloring, etc.; magnificent or beautiful.

  2. extremely pleasant or enjoyable:

    I had a gorgeous time.

    Category: Informal

Origin of gorgeous:

1490–1500; earlier gorgeouse < OF gorgias fashionable, elegant (of uncert. orig.); see -ous


Princeton's WordNet

  1. gorgeous(adj)

    dazzlingly beautiful

    "a gorgeous Victorian gown"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. gorgeous(adjective)ˈgɔr dʒəs

    very beautiful

    The mountains were gorgeous.; a gorgeous man/woman


  1. gorgeous(Adjective)

    very beautiful.

  2. gorgeous(Adjective)

    Very enjoyable, pleasant, tasty etc.

    Israeli hummus is absolutely gorgeous.

  3. Origin: From Early Modern English gorgious, gorgeouse, from gorgias, from gourgias, gorgias, of uncertain formation, but apparently connected with gorgias, from gorge; see gorge. Sense evolution was probably that of "swelling of the throat or bosom due to pride, bridling up" to "assume an air of importance, flaunting".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gorgeous(noun)

    imposing through splendid or various colors; showy; fine; magnificent


  1. Gorgeous

    Gorgeous is a 1999 Hong Kong comedy film written and directed by Vincent Kok, and also written and produced by Jackie Chan, and starring Chan, Shu Qi, Tony Leung and Emil Chau.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gorgeous' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3160

Translations for gorgeous

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


beautiful; splendid

a gorgeous dress; a gorgeous girl; These colours are gorgeous.

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