Definition of gloriole in English:
A halo or aureole.
- The hand of history that occasionally grips the Prime Minister's shoulder disturbs a countenance effusive with passion, belief and vision, and knocks askance a golden gloriole of goodness.
- He is, as he so loves to be, correct - but not in any sense which would make his golden gloriole radiate with greater magnificence.
- In June 1963 he hit twenty at the top of his gloriole, and with a river of money billowing in, allowing him to buy a spread outside Paris.
Mid 19th century: French, from Latin gloriola, diminutive of gloria 'glory'.
Words that rhyme with glorioleaureole, oriole
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