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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
References in classic literature ?
The splendid costumes of those at the three tables made a gorgeous and glittering display that no one present was ever likely to forget; perhaps there has never been in any part of the world at any time another assemblage of such wonderful people as that which gathered this evening to honor the birthday of the Ruler of Oz.
To my right the bottom of the cliff was lost in the dense foliage of the forest, which terminated at its very foot, rearing its gorgeous foliage fully a thousand feet against its stern and forbidding neighbour.
A PEACOCK spreading its gorgeous tail mocked a Crane that passed by, ridiculing the ashen hue of its plumage and saying, "I am robed, like a king, in gold and purple and all the colors of the rainbow; while you have not a bit of color on your wings.
Finally the gorgeous jewel of the order, gleaming upon the breast of every member, suggested "your Badgesty," which was adopted, and the order became popularly known as the Kings of Catarrh.
It was the Palace of Peace in which were housed the representatives of the foreign powers, or rather in which were located their embassies; for the ministers themselves dwelt in gorgeous palaces within the district occupied by the nobles.
It was a gorgeous train that accompanied the visiting jeddak, and for miles it stretched along the wide, white road to Kaol.
With thy dear name as text, though bidden by thee, I can not write-I can not speak or think-- Alas, I can not feel; for 'tis not feeling, This standing motionless upon the golden Threshold of the wide-open gate of dreams, Gazing, entranced, adown the gorgeous vista, And thrilling as I see, upon the right, Upon the left, and all the way along, Amid empurpled vapors, far away To where the prospect terminates-thee only!
The same waves wash the moles of the new-built Californian towns, but yesterday planted by the recentest race of men, and lave the faded but still gorgeous skirts of Asiatic lands, older than Abraham; while all between float milky-ways of coral isles, and low-lying, endless, unknown Archipelagoes, and impenetrable Japans.
 Who'd think this gorgeous creature's only virtue
Suddenly there is presented to his sight a strong castle or gorgeous palace with walls of massy gold, turrets of diamond and gates of jacinth; in short, so marvellous is its structure that though the materials of which it is built are nothing less than diamonds, carbuncles, rubies, pearls, gold, and emeralds, the workmanship is still more rare.
There were very common hacks, with father and mother and all the children in them; conspicuous little open carriages with celebrated ladies of questionable reputation in them; there were Dukes and Duchesses abroad, with gorgeous footmen perched behind, and equally gorgeous outriders perched on each of the six horses; there were blue and silver, and green and gold, and pink and black, and all sorts and descriptions of stunning and startling liveries out, and I almost yearned to be a flunkey myself, for the sake of the fine clothes.
As for the Pumpkinhead, every stitch of his gorgeous clothing dripped water.