gorgeous

  • 1Gorgeous — may refer to: Gorgeous (808 State album), 1993 Gorgeous (film), a 1999 film starring Jackie Chan Gorgeous (Guttermouth album), 1999 Gorgeous (EP), a 2010 EP by F.Cuz Gorgeous (song), a 2002 single by hardcore band Eighteen Visions Gorgeous , a… …

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  • 2Gorgeous — Gor geous, a. [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.] Imposing through splendid or various colors; showy; fine; magnificent …

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  • 3Gorgeous (EP) — Gorgeous EP by F.Cuz Released 18 November 2010 Recorded 2010 Genre Pop, dance …

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  • 4gorgeous — index elegant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5gorgeous — late 15c., splendid, showy (of clothing), from M.Fr. gorgias elegant, fashionable, of unknown origin; perhaps lit. necklace (and thus fond of jewelry ), from O.Fr. gorge bosom, throat, also something adorning the throat. A connection to the Greek …

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  • 6gorgeous — resplendent, *splendid, glorious, sublime, superb Analogous words: luxurious, sumptuous, opulent: *showy, ostentatious, pretentious …

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  • 7gorgeous — [adj] beautiful, magnificent attractive, beaut*, bright, brilliant, centerfold*, colorful, dazzling, delightful, dream, drop dead*, easy on the eyes*, elegant, enjoyable, exquisite, fine, flamboyant, foxy*, gaudy, glittering, glorious, good… …

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  • 8gorgeous — ► ADJECTIVE 1) beautiful; very attractive. 2) informal very pleasant. DERIVATIVES gorgeously adverb gorgeousness noun. ORIGIN Old French gorgias fine, elegant …

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  • 9gorgeous — [gôr′jəs] adj. [ME gorgeouse, altered < OFr gorgias, beautiful, glorious, ? akin to gorgiere, ruff for the neck < gorge: see GORGE] 1. brilliantly showy; magnificent or sumptuous; splendid 2. Informal beautiful, wonderful, delightful, etc …

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  • 10gorgeous — 01. She looked [gorgeous] standing in the park, with the snow falling down on her hair and face. 02. The Tanakas live in a [gorgeous] old apartment building near Central Park. 03. The view of the mountains was [gorgeous] as we stood on the shore …

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  • 11gorgeous — [[t]gɔ͟ː(r)ʤəs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you say that something is gorgeous, you mean that it gives you a lot of pleasure or is very attractive. [INFORMAL] ...gorgeous mountain scenery... It s a gorgeous day... Some of the Renaissance buildings are… …

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  • 12gorgeous — gor|geous S3 [ˈgo:dʒəs US ˈgo:r ] adj informal [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: gorgias stylish , perhaps from gorgias cloth tied around the neck , from gorge; GORGE1] 1.) extremely beautiful or attractive ▪ What do you think of my new… …

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  • 13gorgeous — gor|geous [ gɔrdʒəs ] adjective * 1. ) very beautiful: She s just gorgeous in purple. a gorgeous red and gold silk sari 2. ) very enjoyable, especially to eat or smell: gorgeous juicy shrimps The weather was absolutely gorgeous …

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  • 14gorgeous */ — UK [ˈɡɔː(r)dʒəs] / US [ˈɡɔrdʒəs] adjective 1) very beautiful Mandy was there, looking gorgeous as usual. a gorgeous red and gold silk sari 2) very enjoyable or pleasant gorgeous juicy prawns The weather was absolutely gorgeous …

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  • 15gorgeous — gorgeously, adv. gorgeousness, n. /gawr jeuhs/, adj. 1. splendid or sumptuous in appearance, coloring, etc.; magnificent: a gorgeous gown; a gorgeous sunset. 2. Informal. extremely good, enjoyable, or pleasant: I had a gorgeous time. [1490 1500;… …

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  • 16gorgeous — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, sound ▪ Doesn t Kate look gorgeous? ADVERB ▪ really ▪ absolutely …

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  • 17gorgeous — adjective informal 1 extremely beautiful or attractive: a gorgeous blonde | gorgeous silks 2 extremely pleasant or enjoyable: What a gorgeous afternoon! (=warm and sunny) gorgeously adverb gorgeousness noun (U) …

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  • 18gorgeous — adjective 1) a gorgeous woman See good looking 2) a gorgeous view Syn: spectacular, splendid, superb, wonderful, grand, impressive, awe inspiring, awesome, amazing, stunning, breathtaking …

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  • 19gorgeous — adjective 1) a gorgeous girl Syn: good looking, attractive, beautiful, pretty, handsome, lovely, stunning; Scottish & N.English bonny; informal fanciable, tasty, hot; Brit.; informal fit; N.Amer.; informal cute, foxy …

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  • 20gorgeous —    This word was originally applied to a person or object adorned with brilliant colours, but a gorgeous girl is now a beautiful one, regardless of her clothes. The workman who hails a passing young lady as ‘Hello, gorgeous’ is simply expressing… …

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