Adjective "gorgeous" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Beautiful; very attractive.
  1. 'A gorgeous deep golden colour on the flanks blends with a dark green tinge to the back.'
  2. 'You can give your bathroom an instant update by adding colour with a pile of gorgeous towels.'
  3. 'Happily for me, the actor I am working with is gorgeous and lovely and I love him.'
  4. 'Meanwhile we have redesigned our website, and pretty gorgeous it looks too.'
  5. 'He was his usual gorgeous and good looking self, carrying his shoulder bag full with books.'
  6. 'Even the CD cover art, a series of full color photographs of tribal masks, is gorgeous.'
  7. 'The hotel was set on the beach itself, with a beautiful view of the white, white sands and the gorgeous sunset.'
  8. 'She looked as gorgeous as ever and certainly had every young lad in town gawking with dropped jaws.'
  9. 'First, she's gorgeous, with the kind of natural good looks that stop traffic.'
  10. 'The new designer on Scarlet is a genius and has made the mag look all glossy and sexy and generally even more gorgeous than it was.'
  11. 'the weather was gorgeous'
  12. 'They have an absolutely gorgeous autumn range of food in at the moment.'
  13. 'Have figured out how to make really gorgeous pizza; something that had evaded me until recently.'
  14. 'I had a gorgeous mushroom soup for starters and then a main course of salmon, with noodles and vegetables.'
  15. 'The hero of the day was the bright sunshine and balmy spring weather as the event kicked off under gorgeous sunny skies.'
  16. 'I'd just run a gorgeous bath with bubbles galore, hot water and a divine smell from the bath soak.'
  17. 'I am a sucker for beauty stuff that smells gorgeous - the more exotic, the better.'
  18. 'Not just sunny, but really really warm, like summer warm which was gorgeous.'


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.

More examples(as adjective)

"techniques can be gorgeous for things."

"people can be gorgeous with fringes."

"people can be gorgeous in situations."

"people can be gorgeous for hangings."

"notableses can be gorgeous in mantles."

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Late 15th century (describing sumptuous clothing): from Old French gorgias ‘fine, elegant’, of unknown origin.