What does gorgeous mean?

Definitions for gorgeousˈgɔr dʒəs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gorgeous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gorgeous(adj)

    dazzlingly beautiful

    "a gorgeous Victorian gown"

Wiktionary

  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

  2. Origin: [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.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gorgeous

    gor′jus, adj. showy: splendid: magnificent.—adv. Gor′geously.—n. Gor′geousness. [O. Fr. gorgias, gaudy—gorgias, a ruff—gorge, the throat.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gorgeous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gorgeous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brandon A. Trean:

    Death isn’t beautiful. Near-death however, is gorgeous.

  2. Abraham Lincoln:

    It's absolutely gorgeous, i don't get (the author's take) at all. This is very impressive.

  3. Jessica Paster:

    If it looks gorgeous on you and this is the dress we were going to pick anyway, why not be paid ?

  4. Katharn Hepburn:

    It is the ordinary woman who knows something about love; the gorgeous ones are too busy being gorgeous.

  5. Chris Harrison:

    Not only is she gorgeous on the outside, but she's beyond beautiful on the inside, she's one of the most caring people I've ever met.

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