Associations to the word «Glory»


GLORY, noun. Great beauty or splendour, that is so overwhelming it is considered powerful.
GLORY, noun. Honour, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common consent to a person or thing; high reputation; renown.
GLORY, noun. That quality in a person or thing which secures general praise or honour.
GLORY, noun. Worship or praise.
GLORY, noun. Optical phenomenon caused by water droplets.
GLORY, noun. Victory; success.
GLORY, noun. An emanation of light supposed to proceed from beings of peculiar sanctity. It is represented in art by rays of gold, or the like, proceeding from the head or body, or by a disk, or a mere line.
GLORY, noun. (obsolete) Pride; boastfulness; arrogance.
GLORY, verb. To exult with joy; to rejoice.
GLORY, verb. To boast; to be proud.
GLORY BOX, noun. (Australia) (New Zealand) A lady’s storage box containing items saved for her wedding or married life.[From 1915.]
GLORY BOXES, noun. Plural of glory box
GLORY DAYS, noun. Period in which an individual or group exhibits great success and wealth
GLORY HOLE, noun. (mining) A hole in a mineshaft where an orebody is mined upwards until it breaks through the surface into the open air.
GLORY HOLE, noun. (slang) (sexual) A hole in a screen or wall big enough to allow an erect penis to be stuck through, made to facilitate anonymous sex with another person.
GLORY HOLE, noun. (slang) A military trench.
GLORY HOLE, noun. An excavation into the sea floor designed to protect the wellhead equipment installed at the surface of a petroleum well from icebergs or pack ice.
GLORY HOLE, noun. (glassblowing) A hole in the side of a furnace used to heat glass held on a metal rod
GLORY HOLE, noun. (slang) (Scottish) (and northern England) a deep built-in cupboard under the eaves or stairs of a house used for general storage, particularly of unrelated or unwanted items stored in some disorder
GLORY HOLE, noun. (slang) (naval) In the merchant and Royal Navy:
GLORY HOLE, noun. A generally untidy place.
GLORY HOLE, noun. The stewards' mess on a passenger liner.
GLORY HOLE, noun. The stokehold on a coal-burning tramp steamer.
GLORY HOLES, noun. Plural of glory hole
GLORY OF HEAVEN, proper noun. (Christianity) An epithet of Jesus.
GLORY PEA, noun. Either of two similar leguminous plants with showy scarlet or crimson flowers, both of Australia and New Zealand.
GLORY PEA, noun. Swainsona formosa (syn. Clianthus dampieri)
GLORY PEA, noun. Clianthus puniceus
GLORY TREE, noun. Any of several species of the verbenaceous genus Clerodendron, showy flowering shrubs of tropical regions.

Dictionary definition

GLORY, noun. A state of high honor; "he valued glory above life itself".
GLORY, noun. Brilliant radiant beauty; "the glory of the sunrise".
GLORY, noun. An indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint.
GLORY, verb. Rejoice proudly.

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn