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vulgar slang A hole in a bathroom stall through which anonymous sexual acts take place.
go to (one's) glory
euphemism To die. I'm so sorry to be the one to tell you this, but Grandma went to her glory this morning.
no guts, no glory
Success does not come without the courage to take risks. I was certainly nervous to start playing again after such a bad injury, but no guts, no glory, right?
The most successful time that someone or something has experienced; a past period of better times. My uncle used to play professional baseball, but he suffered a serious injury, and now just likes to relive the glory days of his career. Disco's glory days are far behind us, thank goodness. Back in the glory days, we could sell this place out four nights in a row.
glory in (something)
To relish or bask in something. Take your pessimism elsewhere because I'm still glorying in my big discovery!
in (one's) glory
In one's happiest or most fulfilled state when in the midst of a certain activity. Look at John flipping through all this used vinyl. He's in his glory right now. I think my mom was in her glory at the quilt convention. I've never seen her so giddy.
Inf. an exclamation expressing surprise or shock. (A bit old-fashioned.) Mary: Glory be! Is that what I think it is? Sue: Well, it'sakitten, if that's what you thought. Sally: First a car just missed hitting her, then she fell down on the ice. Mary: Glory be!
glory in something
Fig. to take great pleasure in something; to revel in something. He just glories in all the attention he is getting. Martha tends to glory in doing things just exactly right.
in one's glory
Fig. at one's happiest or best. When I go to the beach on vacation, I'm in my glory. Sally is a good teacher. She's in her glory in the classroom.
send someone to glory
1. Fig. to kill someone. One shot sent him to glory. You want me to send you to glory or something?
2. Fig. to officiate at the burial services for someone. The preacher sent him to glory amidst the sobs of his relatives. The preacher probably gets fifty bucks for every stiff he sends to glory.
in one's glory
At one's best, happiest, or most gratified. For example, She was in her glory playing her first big solo, or In the classroom, this teacher's in his glory. [c. 1800] Also see in one's element.
in a blaze of glory
If you do something or something happens in a blaze of glory, you do it or it happens in a very successful and impressive way. It would be great to go out in a blaze of glory and I would love to win the championship before I finish. We've reached the point where we need a final burst of publicity in order to reach our target in a blaze of glory!
crowning glory1 the best and most notable aspect of something. 2 a person's hair. informal
go to glorydie or be destroyed.
in your gloryin a state of extreme joy or exaltation. informal
bathe/bask in reflected ˈgloryget attention and fame not because of something you have done but through the success of somebody else connected to you: She wasn’t happy to bathe in the reflected glory of her daughter’s success, as she wanted to succeed on her own.
To take great pleasure or pride in something; revel in something: The composer gloried in the beauty of his own compositions.
morning gloryand morning missile
n. a morning erection. Always happy to see the morning glory. Bobby has a morning missile instead of an alarm clock.
send someone to glory
1. tv. to kill someone. One shot sent him to glory.
2. tv. to officiate at the burial services for someone. The preacher sent him to glory amidst the sobs of six or seven former fans.