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1    beautiful, brilliant, dazzling, drop-dead     (slang)   elegant, glittering, grand, luxuriant, magnificent, opulent, ravishing, resplendent, showy, splendid, splendiferous     (facetious)   stunning     (informal)   sumptuous, superb  
2      (informal)   attractive, bright, delightful, enjoyable, exquisite, fine, glorious, good, good-looking, lovely, pleasing  
   cheap, dismal, dreary, dull, gloomy, homely, plain, repulsive, shabby, shoddy, sombre, ugly, unattractive, unsightly  
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1       adj   If you say that something is gorgeous, you mean that it gives you a lot of pleasure or is very attractive.  

...gorgeous mountain scenery..., It's a gorgeous day..., Some of the Renaissance buildings are gorgeous.     
  gorgeously      adv   ADV adj/-ed  
She has a gorgeously warm speaking voice.     
2       adj   If you describe someone as gorgeous, you mean that you find them very sexually attractive.  
INFORMAL   The cosmetics industry uses gorgeous women to sell its skincare products..., All the girls in my house are mad about Ryan, they think he's gorgeous.     
3       adj   If you describe things such as clothes and colours as gorgeous, you mean they are bright, rich, and impressive.  
usu ADJ n  
...a red-haired man in the gorgeous uniform of a Marshal of the Empire.     
  gorgeously      adv   ADV adj/-ed  
...gorgeously embroidered clothing.     

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gorge, gore, glorious, gregarious

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