Definición de glory en inglés:


Saltos de línea: glory
Pronunciación: /ˈglɔːri

sustantivo (plural glories)

[mass noun]
  • 4 [count noun] A luminous ring or halo, especially as depicted around the head of Christ or a saint.
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    • Our country, our homes and even our lives are all things of shadow which will one day disappear in the light of the glory of Jesus Christ.
    • The sun set in a glory, and twilight arrived with gracefully gleaming stars, and a full golden moon on the horizon.
    • Contemplation of Christ's radiant glory could be taken in such a way as to point away from the suffering Christ, but this need not be so.


[no object] (glory in) Volver al principio  
  • 1Take great pride or pleasure in: they gloried in their independence
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    • Citizens of a newly formed Protestant nation that gloried in its hard won independence from Catholic Europe, they painted not for rich nobles, but for the common man.
    • Others take pride in an array of quality cookware, or glory in the grunt under the bonnet.
    • In Johnson's England ambitious politicians had been cloaking themselves in patriotism since the 1730s, and George III himself had begun his reign glorying in the name of Britain.
    take great pleasure in, exult in, rejoice in, delight in, revel in; relish, savour, greatly enjoy; take great pride in, preen oneself on, congratulate oneself on, be proud of; boast about, crow about, gloat about
    informal get a kick out of, get a thrill out of
    archaic plume oneself on, pique oneself on
  • 1.1Exult in unpleasantly or boastfully: readers tended to defend their paper or even to glory in its bias
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    • He is politically incorrect, and glories in it with ecstatic gloat.
    • She relished combat and gloried in opposition.
    • Black-eyed and skeletal, she seemed to be almost glorying in her predicament.


glory be!

Expressing enthusiastic piety.
informal Used as an exclamation of surprise or delight.

to glory

To death or destruction: an uproar over a preacher, since gone to glory the boat was blown to glory

in one's glory

informal In a state of extreme joy or exaltation: he was in his glory and brimming with optimism
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  • Beware of arrogance and vanity when you bask in your glory.
  • The wheels of time rolled back on the streets of the Capital on Sunday as magnificent motorcars of yesteryears basked in their glory at the annual Statesman Vintage and Classic Car Rally.
  • But until then the Samurai are happy to bask in their glory.


Middle English: from Old French glorie, from Latin gloria.

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