alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)
hex, bewitch, glamour, witch, enchant, jinx(verb)
cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
an item, motif, person, image that by association improves appearance
Witchcraft; magic charm; a spell affecting the eye, making objects appear different from what they really are.
A kind of haze in the air, causing things to appear different from what they really are.
Any artificial interest in, or association with, an object, or person, through which it or they appear delusively magnified or glorified.
Alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)
Origin: From gramarye.
a charm affecting the eye, making objects appear different from what they really are
witchcraft; magic; a spell
a kind of haze in the air, causing things to appear different from what they really are
any artificial interest in, or association with, an object, through which it appears delusively magnified or glorified
Origin: [Scot. glamour, glamer; cf. Icel. glmeggdr one who is troubled with the glaucoma (?); or Icel. glm-sni weakness of sight, glamour; glmr name of the moon, also of a ghost + sni sight, akin to E. see. Perh., however, a corruption of E. gramarye.]
Glamour is a women's magazine published by Condé Nast Publications. Founded in 1939 in the United States, it was originally called Glamour of Hollywood. Local editions are now published in numerous countries including the United Kingdom, United States, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Russia, Greece, Poland, South Africa, Brazil, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Mexico. In most cases it is a monthly publication. The magazine became a global hit.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
glam′ėr, n. the supposed influence of a charm on the eyes, making them see things as fairer than they are: fascination: enchantment. [Merely a corruption of gramarye or grammar, meaning grammar, then magic.]
The numerical value of glamour in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of glamour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
The Past: Our cradle, not our prison; there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation, for continuation, not repetition.
My strong point is not rhetoric, it isn't showmanship, it isn't big promises-those things that create the glamour and the excitement that people call charisma and warmth.
It meant that New York philanthropists, New York society, would now rediscover the library. ... that learning, books, education have glamour, that self-improvement has glamour, that hope has glamour.
The presidential race is the main event. It has everything : It has glamour, it has money, it has power -- it's showbiz. It's an attraction, and off years are like the lounge act. Who goes there -- right ?
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- زرق و برقPersian
- glamourNorwegian Nynorsk
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