Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.
The cottage is surrounded by the most glorious countryside.
The colors are quite glorious.
a glorious sunny day
Ireland has won a glorious victory over England.
reminders of the country's glorious past
We had a glorious time.
a gloriously pink sunset
This is the American English definition of glorious. View British English definition of glorious.
Change your default dictionary and thesaurus to British English.
View the pronunciation for glorious.
English version of definition of glorious
the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
the bone in the top part of your leg, above your knee. A less technical name for this is the...
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
American definition of glorious from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.