GLO'RIOUS, adjective [Latin gloriosus. See Glory.]
1. Illustrious; of exalted excellence and splendor; resplendent in majesty and divine attributes; applied to God. Exodus 15:11.
2. Noble; excellent; renowned; celebrated; illustrious; very honorable; applied to men, their achievements, titles, etc.
Let us remember we are Cato's friends,
And act like men who claim that glorious title.
3. Boastful; self-exulting; haughty; ostentatious.