Gloriously Gloss

Glory

Meanings and phrases

glory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a state of high honor; glorification
  2. brilliant radiant beauty; resplendence; resplendency
  3. an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint; aura; aureole; halo; nimbus; gloriole

glory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. rejoice proudly

Japanese morning glory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. annual Old World tropical climbing herb distinguished by wide color range and frilled or double flowers; Ipomoea nil

Old Glory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the national flag of the United States of America; American flag; Stars and Stripes; Star-Spangled Banner

beach morning glory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a prostrate perennial of coastal sand dunes Florida to Texas; railroad vine; Ipomoea pes-caprae

common morning glory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. annual or perennial climbing herb of Central America having sky-blue flowers; most commonly cultivated morning glory; Ipomoea tricolor
  2. pantropical annual climbing herb with funnel-shaped blue, purple, pink or white flowers; Ipomoea purpurea

glory fern

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. named for a country house in Barbados where it was discovered; Farley maidenhair; Farley maidenhair fern; Barbados maidenhair; Adiantum tenerum farleyense

glory hole

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small locker at the stern of a boat or between decks of a ship; lazaretto

glory lily

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any plant of the genus Gloriosa of tropical Africa and Asia; a perennial herb climbing by means of tendrils at leaf tips having showy yellow to red or purple flowers; all parts are poisonous; gloriosa; climbing lily; creeping lily; Gloriosa superba

glory pea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various shrubs or vines of the genus Clianthus having compound leaves and pea-like red flowers in drooping racemes; clianthus

imperial Japanese morning glory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hybrid from Ipomoea nil; Ipomoea imperialis

morning glory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day

former glory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was a slow death that stripped it of most of its former glory.
  • Work carried out in 1991 restored the mansion to its former glory.
  • Eventually the Avila Adobe was completely restored to its former glory.

glory days

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Simwala's glory days were not without controversy.
  • These were the glory days for the House of Marchak.
  • The 1980s saw a return to the form of glory days past.
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