Great honor, praise, or distinction accorded by common consent; renown. Something conferring honor or renown. A highly praiseworthy asset: Your wit is your crowning glory. Adoration, praise, and thanksgiving offered in worship. Majestic beauty and splendor; resplendence: The sun set in a blaze of glory. The splendor and bliss of heaven; perfect happiness. A height of achievement, enjoyment, or prosperity: ancient Rome in its greatest glory. A halo, nimbus, or aureole. Also called gloriole. To rejoice triumphantly; exult: a sports team that gloried in its hard-won victory.