Definitions for gorgeous
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"a gorgeous Victorian gown"
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".
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: gorgias, old French. Skinner.
O, that deceit should dwell
In such a gorgeous palace! William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet.
As full of spirit as the month of May,
And gorgeous as the sun at Midsummer. William Shakespeare, Hen. IV.
He bad them look upon themselves and upon their enemies, themselves dreadful, their enemies gorgeous and brave. John Hayward.
The gorgeous East, with richest hand,
Pours on her kings barbaric, pearl and gold. John Milton.
With gorgeous wings, the marks of sov’reign sway,
The two contending princes make their way. John Dryden, Virgil.
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.]
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
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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Rank popularity for the word 'gorgeous' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3160
The numerical value of gorgeous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of gorgeous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
It was really difficult because I had a huge ring on that was not my own, it was absolutely gorgeous, and I was terrified of damaging it. It’s like, is there not more important things to be focused on than the seal clap?
Wow, you look gorgeous.
I worked on it with Travis Barker and Travis Barker was a really big part of it, travis Barker was really hands-on in the whole making of it. It's gorgeous and they're happy.
You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life.
A boxwood hedge might be 18 to 24 inches deep, that takes up a lot of space. Faux boxwood comes in squares that are 3 inches deep that you can staple to a fence. They’re absolutely gorgeous, don’t require water and take up no room whatsoever.
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- maquíssim, esplèndit, magníficCatalan, Valencian
- toll, herrlich, hinreißend, prachtvoll, wunderschön, traumhaft, umwerfend, sagenhaft, fantastisch, großartigGerman
- guapísimo, maravillosoSpanish
- زرق و برق دارPersian
- hulppea, upeaFinnish
- mayifikHaitian Creole
- káprázatos, bámulatosHungarian
- bellissima, magnificoItalian
- מאוד יפהHebrew
- grezns, krāšņsLatvian
- nydelig, smellvakkerNorwegian
- deslumbrante, magnífico, lindíssimoPortuguese
- superb, magnific, splendidRomanian
- великолепный, прекрасныйRussian
- debdebeli, görkemli, göz kamaştırıcı, muhteşem, harikuladeTurkish
- rực rỡVietnamese
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