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ˈgɔr dʒəsgor·geous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gorgeous(adj)

    dazzlingly beautiful

    "a gorgeous Victorian gown"

Wiktionary

  1. gorgeous(Adjective)

    very beautiful.

    Etymology: 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".

  2. gorgeous(Adjective)

    Very enjoyable, pleasant, tasty etc.

    Israeli hummus is absolutely gorgeous.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [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

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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. Civil Defense Administrator Talmadge Magno:

    My beautiful house -- gorgeous, custom home, paid for. No mortgage, which is awesome. ... I took a walk around my house, videotaped my house and pretty much said goodbye.

  2. Malina Malkani:

    The beautiful green color of celery juice also lends itself to gorgeous photos in an Instagram feed.

  3. Christopher Austin:

    Oh, these animals are gorgeous, truly some of the most beautiful and enigmatic lizards in the world, living on one of the most megadiverse islands on the planet, they have other cool traits such as giving birth to live young and adhesive toe pads.

  4. Abraham Lincoln:

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

  5. Helen Perry:

    [ I had ] 60 hours in a lovely cabin with a gorgeous view … best sick bed I've ever stayed in, i enjoyed Helen Perry enormously in spite of it.

Images & Illustrations of gorgeous

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