GLO'RIOUS, a. [L. gloriosus. See Glory.]

1. Illustrious; of exalted excellence and splendor; resplendent in majesty and divine attributes; applied to God. Ex.15.11.

2. Noble; excellent; renowned; celebrated; illustrious; very honorable; applied to men,their achievements, titles, &c.

Let us remember we are Cato's friends,

And act like men who claim that glorious title.

3. Boastful; self-exulting; haughty; ostentatious.