Definitions for glamourˈglæm ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

glam•ourˈglæm ər(n.)

or glam•or

  1. the quality of fascinating, alluring, or attracting, esp. by a combination of charm and good looks.

  2. excitement, adventure, and unusual activity:

    the glamour of being an explorer.

  3. magic or enchantment; spell; witchery.

  4. (adj.)suggestive or full of glamour:

    a glamour job in television.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of glamour:

1710–20; earlier glammar, dissimilated var. of grammar in sense “occult learning”

Princeton's WordNet

  1. glamor, glamour(verb)

    alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)

  2. hex, bewitch, glamour, witch, enchant, jinx(verb)

    cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something

Wiktionary

  1. glamour(Noun)

    an item, motif, person, image that by association improves appearance

  2. glamour(Noun)

    Witchcraft; magic charm; a spell affecting the eye, making objects appear different from what they really are.

  3. glamour(Noun)

    A kind of haze in the air, causing things to appear different from what they really are.

  4. glamour(Noun)

    Any artificial interest in, or association with, an object, or person, through which it or they appear delusively magnified or glorified.

  5. glamour(Noun)

    Alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)

  6. Origin: From gramarye.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glamour(noun)

    a charm affecting the eye, making objects appear different from what they really are

  2. Glamour(noun)

    witchcraft; magic; a spell

  3. Glamour(noun)

    a kind of haze in the air, causing things to appear different from what they really are

  4. Glamour(noun)

    any artificial interest in, or association with, an object, through which it appears delusively magnified or glorified

Freebase

  1. Glamour

    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.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

glamour(noun)

the often false or superficial beauty or charm which attracts

the glamour of a career in films.

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