Translation of glory in Spanish:
noun plural -ries
- 1 uncountable (fame) I mustn't take all the glory, everybody helpedel mérito no es solo mío, todos me ayudaronshe deserved more of the glory than she in fact receivedse merecía más honores de los que de hecho recibióI'm entitled to bask in a little reflected glorytengo derecho a disfrutar un poco del triunfo ajenoto cover oneself with o (in British English also) in glorycubrirse de gloriaExample sentences
- He also delighted in seeing the girls team achieve such honour and glory over the past five years.
- For club and county it is about bringing honour and glory to one's native heath, family, friends and neighbours and the people you were brought up with.
- The heroic deeds of this brave and noble Irishman have brought honour and glory to his native land.
- 2 uncountable or countable (beauty, magnificence) its former glorysu antiguo esplendorand there in all its glory was our old Chevrolet
su antigua gloriay ahí estaba, en todo su esplendor, nuestro viejo Chevroletthe glory of the system is that …lo espléndido or lo maravilloso del sistema está en que …Example sentences
- Work has begun to return a Scarborough beauty spot to its former glory with a £100,000 facelift by engineers.
- We work very hard to restore this magnificent building to its former glory and this is a very obvious setback.
- The great Chinese traveller Huien Tsang visited this place and wrote of its glory and beauty.
- 4 uncountable (heaven) to be in one's gloryestar en la gloriaExample sentences
- As Jesus prays, heaven's glory opens and God's Spirit-dove descends upon him.
- They experience spiritual bliss and divine glory according to their individual spiritual capacities.
- This is an example of the ways in which Satan and his followers attempt to mimic the glory and splendor of heaven in hell.
intransitive verb -ries, -rying, -ried
- to glory
insomething/ -ing(be proud of) enorgullecerse dealgo(in an unpleasant way) vanagloriarse dealgo(take pleasure in) disfrutar dealgo(in an unpleasant way) regodearseshe gloried in her rival's pain conalgose regodeaba con el dolor de su rivalExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
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