- gloriosa lily,
- glorious revolution,
- glory box,
- glory hole
Origin of glorious
Examples from the Web for glorious
To whet your appetite, you can relive that glorious moment (and watch other programs from the 2014 summit) here.
What a glorious yuletide moment of national fellowship H.R. 83 was!
But then Ferguson happened and all of that glorious approach went out the window.Dear White People: Well-Meaning Paternalism Is Still Racist|Chloé Valdary|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or for the first time, if you missed the glorious train-wreck that was the Sex Pistols.The Rancid Ballad of Johnny Rotten: His Memoir Seethes With Anger—And Charm|Legs McNeil|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So the klieg lights shifted to the glorious and not-so-distant past.
I need not repeat the number of his great and glorious actions, which mark him the General and the hero.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
It seems always the glorious prototype of Mariposilla, who ever stole its fickle lights and shades.Mariposilla|Mary Stewart Daggett
They were to be allowed to usher in the glorious day by the blowing of horns exactly at sunrise.The Peterkin Papers|Lucretia P Hale
Over the little, spent congregation hung a glorious atmosphere of detachment.Fanny Herself|Edna Ferber
Late in the afternoon, however, came a brief battalion drill, followed by the glorious spectacle of dress parade.Uncle Sam's Boys in the Ranks|H. Irving Hancock
late 13c., from Anglo-French glorious, Old French glorieus (12c., Modern French glorieux), from Latin gloriosus "full of glory, famous," from gloria (see glory). In 14c.-17c. it also could mean "boastful, vainglorious." Related: Gloriously.