What does gorgeous mean?

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ˈgɔr dʒəsgor·geous

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.]

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce gorgeous?

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How to say gorgeous in sign language?

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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

Examples of gorgeous in a Sentence

  1. Kim Kardashian:

    Wow, you look gorgeous.

  2. Carrie Symonds:

    Meet our gorgeous little rescue puppy, Dilyn.

  3. Brandon A. Trean:

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

  4. Clem Bason:

    In Baltimore, you can get a gorgeous four-star hotel for 200 bucks a night.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    A woman is a loving mother, a gorgeous daughter, and beautiful angel of imagination.

Images & Illustrations of gorgeous

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