Gor"geous (?), a. [OF. gorgias beautiful, glorious, vain, luxurious; cf. OF. gorgias ruff, neck handkerchief, and F. gorge throat, and se pengorger to assume airs. Cf. Gorge, n.]
Imposing through splendid or various colors; showy; fine; magnificent.
Cloud-land, gorgeous land.
Gorgeous as the sun at midsummer.
-- Gor"geous*ly, adv. -- Gor"geous*ness, n.
© Webster 1913.