WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
gor•geous /ˈgɔrdʒəs/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. splendid in appearance;
    beautiful:a gorgeous couple of actors.
  2. Informal Termsextremely pleasant:gorgeous weather.
gor•geous•ly, adv. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
gor•geous  (gôrjəs),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. splendid or sumptuous in appearance, coloring, etc.;
    magnificent:a gorgeous gown; a gorgeous sunset.
  2. Informal Termsextremely good, enjoyable, or pleasant:I had a gorgeous time.
gorgeous•ly, adv. 
gorgeous•ness, n. 
  • ?); see -ous
  • Old French gorgias fashionable, elegant (
  • earlier gorgeouse 1490–1500
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged rich, superb, grand;
      brilliant, resplendent, glittering, dazzling. See  magnificent. 
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged poor, plain.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

gorgeous /ˈɡɔːdʒəs/ adj
  1. strikingly beautiful or magnificent: gorgeous array, a gorgeous girl
  2. informal extremely pleasing, fine, or good: gorgeous weather
Etymology: 15th Century: from Old French gorgias elegant, from gorgias wimple, from gorge; see gorge

ˈgorgeously adv ˈgorgeousness n



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