Definitions for gorgeousˈgɔr dʒəs

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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.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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


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