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gor·geous

 (gôr′jəs)
adj.
1.
a. Dazzlingly beautiful or magnificent: wore a gorgeous Victorian gown.
b. Characterized by magnificence or virtuosic brilliance: the pianist's gorgeous technique.
2. Informal Wonderful; delightful.

[Middle English gorgeouse, probably from Old French gorgias, jewelry-loving, elegant, from gorge, throat; see gorge.]

gor′geous·ly adv.
gor′geous·ness n.

gorgeous

(ˈɡɔːdʒəs)
adj
1. strikingly beautiful or magnificent: gorgeous array; a gorgeous girl.
2. informal extremely pleasing, fine, or good: gorgeous weather.
[C15: from Old French gorgias elegant, from gorgias wimple, from gorge; see gorge]
ˈgorgeously adv
ˈgorgeousness n

gor•geous

(ˈgɔr dʒəs)

adj.
1. splendid or sumptuous in appearance, coloring, etc.; magnificent or beautiful.
2. extremely pleasant or enjoyable: I had a gorgeous time.
[1490–1500; earlier gorgeouse < Old French gorgias fashionable, elegant (of uncertain orig.); see -ous]
gor′geous•ly, adv.
gor′geous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gorgeous - dazzlingly beautiful; "a gorgeous Victorian gown"
beautiful - delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"

gorgeous

adjective
1. magnificent, grand, beautiful, superb, spectacular, splendid, glittering, dazzling, luxurious, sumptuous, opulent Some of these Renaissance buildings are absolutely gorgeous.
magnificent cheap, shabby, shoddy
3. beautiful (Informal) attractive, lovely, stunning (informal), elegant, handsome, good-looking, exquisite, drop-dead (slang), ravishing The cosmetics industry uses gorgeous women to sell its products.
beautiful homely, plain, ugly, unattractive, unsightly, repulsive
4. dazzling, bright, brilliant, magnificent, sumptuous, opulent, resplendent, showy a red-haired man in the gorgeous uniform of a Marshal of the Empire
dazzling dreary, sombre
5. fine, glorious, sunny It's a gorgeous day.
fine dull, gloomy

gorgeous

adjective
2. Marked by extraordinary elegance, beauty, and splendor:
Translations
رَائِعرائِع، زاهٍفاخِر، مُمتِع
krásnýnádhernýsenzačníúžasný
pragtfuldprægtig
upea
prekrasan
gullfalleguryndisfagur; glæsileguryndislegur
華麗な
호화로운
greznskrāšņslielisks
przepięknywspaniały
krasen
ursnygg
สวยงาม
tuyệt đẹp

gorgeous

[ˈgɔːdʒəs] ADJ
1. (= lovely) [object, scenery, colour, music] → precioso; [food, wine] → delicioso, riquísimo; [weather] → espléndido, magnífico
she wears the most gorgeous clotheslleva una ropa preciosa
gorgeous silks and jewelssedas y joyas preciosas or espléndidas
oh! it's absolutely gorgeous!¡oh! ¡es una preciosidad!
the garden looks absolutely gorgeousel jardín está precioso
it smells gorgeoushuele delicioso
this tastes gorgeousestá riquísimo
the weather was gorgeoushacía un tiempo espléndido or magnífico
what a gorgeous day!¡hace un día precioso or espléndido!
2. (= beautiful) [woman] → guapísimo, precioso; [man] → guapísimo; [child, baby] → riquísimo, monísimo; [eyes, hair] → precioso
he/she's gorgeous!¡es guapísimo/guapísima!
hello, gorgeous! > (to woman) → ¡hola, preciosa!; (to man) → ¡hola, guapo!
what a gorgeous hunk!¡qué tío más bueno!
see also drop-dead

gorgeous

[ˈgɔːrdʒəs] adj
[man, woman] → superbe
She's gorgeous! → Elle est superbe !
[baby] → adorable
[weather] → splendide
The weather was gorgeous → Il a fait un temps splendide.
[clothes, present, flowers, colour] → beau(belle)

gorgeous

adj
(= lovely) weather, scenery, sunset, colours, food, wine, melodyherrlich, fantastisch, phantastisch; to look gorgeousfantastisch or phantastisch aussehen; to taste/smell gorgeousherrlich schmecken/duften
(inf: = beautiful) woman, man, eyes, hairhinreißend; clotheshinreißend, toll (inf); presenttoll (inf); a gorgeous blondeeine sagenhafte Blondine (inf); a gorgeous hunkein toller Typ (inf); hi, gorgeous!hallo, Süßer/Süße!
(= sumptuous, magnificent) clothes, fabric, jewellery, flowers, buildingprächtig

gorgeous

[ˈgɔːdʒəs] adj (woman, dress, holiday) → stupendo/a, magnifico/a; (meal) → fantastico/a

gorgeous

(ˈgoːdʒəs) adjective
1. beautiful; splendid. a gorgeous dress; a gorgeous girl; These colours are gorgeous.
2. very pleasant. a gorgeous meal.

gorgeous

رَائِع krásný pragtfuld hinreißend πανέμορφος guapísimo upea superbe prekrasan stupendo 華麗な 호화로운 fantastisch praktfull wspaniały esplêndido великолепный ursnygg สวยงาม çok güzel tuyệt đẹp 华丽的
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Very clever were some of their productions, pasteboard guitars, antique lamps made of old-fashioned butter boats covered with silver paper, gorgeous robes of old cotton, glittering with tin spangles from a pickle factory, and armor covered with the same useful diamond shaped bits left inn sheets when the lids of preserve pots were cut out.
There was something extremely gorgeous about the appearance of the table, an effect of splendor conveyed by a cover of pale yellow satin under strips of lace-work.
While the eyes of the sisters were endeavoring to catch glimpses through the trees, of the flood of golden glory which formed a glittering halo around the sun, tinging here and there with ruby streaks, or bordering with narrow edgings of shining yellow, a mass of clouds that lay piled at no great distance above the western hills, Hawkeye turned suddenly and pointing upward toward the gorgeous heavens, he spoke:
What had been the counter or "bar" of the saloon, gorgeous in white and gold, now sawn in two and divided, was set up on opposite sides of the room as separate dressing-tables, decorated with huge bunches of azaleas, that hid the rough earthenware bowls, and gave each table the appearance of a vestal altar.
Groceries, toy-shops, drygoods stores, with their immense panes of plate-glass, their gorgeous fixtures, their vast and complete assortments of merchandise, in which fortunes had been invested; and those noble mirrors at the farther end of each establishment, doubling all this wealth by a brightly burnished vista of unrealities
It was so artistically done, and with so much fertility and gorgeous luxuriance of fancy, that it had all the effect of a last and fitting decoration to the apparel which she wore, and which was of a splendour in accordance with the taste of the age, but greatly beyond what was allowed by the sumptuary regulations of the colony.
Now this doubloon was of purest, virgin gold, raked somewhere out of the heart of gorgeous hills, whence, east and west, over golden sands, the head-waters of many a Pactolus flows.
The negro, it must be remembered, is an exotic of the most gorgeous and superb countries of the world, and he has, deep in his heart, a passion for all that is splendid, rich, and fanciful; a passion which, rudely indulged by an untrained taste, draws on them the ridicule of the colder and more correct white race.
He was in old-time iron armor from head to heel, with a helmet on his head the shape of a nail-keg with slits in it; and he had a shield, and a sword, and a pro- digious spear; and his horse had armor on, too, and a steel horn projecting from his forehead, and gorgeous red and green silk trappings that hung down all around him like a bedquilt, nearly to the ground.
The amphitheatre was packed, from the bull-ring to the highest row - twelve thousand people in one circling mass, one slanting, solid mass - royalties, nobles, clergy, ladies, gentlemen, state officials, generals, admirals, soldiers, sailors, lawyers, thieves, merchants, brokers, cooks, housemaids, scullery-maids, doubtful women, dudes, gamblers, beggars, loafers, tramps, American ladies, gentlemen, preachers, English ladies, gentlemen, preachers, German ditto, French ditto, and so on and so on, all the world represented: Spaniards to admire and praise, foreigners to enjoy and go home and find fault - there they were, one solid, sloping, circling sweep of rippling and flashing color under the downpour of the summer sun - just a garden, a gaudy, gorgeous flower-garden
This was while a gorgeous procession of people marched around and around, in the third act, and sang the Wedding Chorus.
There were four gorgeous tents standing side by side in the place of honor, on a broad railed platform in the centre of the Grand Stand, with a shining guard of honor round about them.