Definitions for glamorizeˈglæm əˌraɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

glam•or•izeˈglæm əˌraɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

or glam•our•ize

  1. to make glamorous.

  2. to glorify or romanticize:

    a film that glamorizes war.

Origin of glamorize:

1935–40, Amer.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. romanticize, romanticise, glamorize, glamourise(verb)

    interpret romantically

    "Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!"

  2. glamorize, glamourise, glamourize, glamorise(verb)

    make glamorous and attractive

    "This new wallpaper really glamorizes the living room!"


  1. glamorize(Verb)

    To make or give the appearance of being glamorous.

  2. glamorize(Verb)

    To glorify; to romanticize.

    Some movies sometimes glamorize criminal activity by making crimninals seem cool.

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