Definition Of glorified


(especially of something or someone ordinary or unexceptional) represented in such a way as to appear more elevated or special.

I did the paperwork and was basically a glorified secretary

(in religious contexts) made glorious.

the transformed and glorified Jesus

describe or represent as admirable, especially unjustifiably or undeservedly.

a football video glorifying violence

reveal or make clearer the glory of (God) by one's actions.

God can be glorified through a life of scholarship

Example Of glorified

  • A glorified secretary for the local police department, Marvin aspires to be a cop.

  • A village couple claim the bus service for the disabled is being used as a glorified taxi by people fit enough to travel on ordinary buses.

  • And she, who also has been assumed into heaven and has a glorified body, still has hands that show she was just a working woman.

  • As someone who has only ever designed websites as an aside to proper work or as a glorified hobby, this is hugely flattering, and something I may just take up.

  • ‘I've been living here for 30 years and this morning I'm looking out my window at a glorified war zone,’ said one woman.

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