gorgeously

gorgeous

[gawr-juhs]
adjective
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.

Origin:
1490–1500; earlier gorgeouse < Old French gorgias fashionable, elegant (< ?); see -ous

gorgeously, adverb
gorgeousness, noun


1. rich, superb, grand; brilliant, resplendent, glittering, dazzling. See magnificent.


1. poor, plain.
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gorgeous (ˈɡɔːdʒəs)
 
adj
1.  strikingly beautiful or magnificent: gorgeous array; a gorgeous girl
2.  informal extremely pleasing, fine, or good: gorgeous weather
 
[C15: from Old French gorgias elegant, from gorgias wimple, from gorge; see gorge]
 
'gorgeously
 
adv
 
'gorgeousness
 
n

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gorgeous
c.1495, from M.Fr. gorgias "elegant, fashionable," perhaps lit. "necklace" (and thus "fond of jewelry"), from O.Fr. gorge "bosom, throat," also "something adorning the throat."
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