KJV Dictionary Definition: glorious


GLO'RIOUS, a. L. gloriosus. See Glory.

1. Illustrious; of exalted excellence and splendor; resplendent in majesty and divine attributes; applied to God. Ex.15.11.

2. Noble; excellent; renowned; celebrated; illustrious; very honorable; applied to men,their achievements, titles, &c.

Let us remember we are Cato's friends,

And act like men who claim that glorious title.

3. Boastful; self-exulting; haughty; ostentatious.


GLO'RIOUSLY, adv. Splendidly; illustriously; with great renown or dignity.

Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously. Ex.15.