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gorgeous
American English: /ˈɡɔrdʒəs/
British English: /ˈɡɔːdʒəs/

Translation of gorgeous in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1 (lovely) [colloquial]
    (girl/film-star)
    guapísimo
    (dress/outfit)
    (as form of address) hello, gorgeous
    ¡hola, preciosa or guapa!
    1.2 (delightful) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Not just sunny, but really really warm, like summer warm which was gorgeous.
    • The surface was slightly choppy but otherwise it was a gorgeous English summer's day.
    • I'd just run a gorgeous bath with bubbles galore, hot water and a divine smell from the bath soak.
    1.3 (splendid)
    (color/fabric/sunset)
    Example sentences
    • You could say that I can see the appeal, the attraction of, a gorgeous pair of heels.
    • He gave me a cut that's easy to maintain and he did the colour, which is gorgeous.
    • A gorgeous deep golden colour on the flanks blends with a dark green tinge to the back.

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