What does glamour mean?

Definitions for glamour
ˈglæm ərglam·our

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word glamour.

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

    Etymology: From gramarye.

  2. glamour(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From gramarye.

  3. glamour(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From gramarye.

  4. glamour(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From gramarye.

  5. glamour(Noun)

    Alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)

    Etymology: From gramarye.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glamour(noun)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Glamour(noun)

    witchcraft; magic; a spell

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Glamour(noun)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  4. Glamour(noun)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Glamour

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glamour in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glamour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of glamour in a Sentence

  1. Delta CEO Ed Bastian:

    The new Delta uniform collection offers unity between all workgroups like never before. We are one proud Delta team and it really shows, zac is bringing fashion and glamour back to the airlines. It’s a sophisticated look, it’s elegant, it’s much more international in orientation. Our aspirations are to be a top global carrier, not just a top U.S. carrier.

  2. Kwon Ji-an:

    I was too young and socially immature to digest all the glamour and changes in the environment, and there's no self-medication whatsoever, then how do you respond to all of those vicious online comments? If you explain, they'll dismiss it as an excuse, and if you fight, they'll dislike you even more.

  3. Israel Zangwill:

    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.

  4. James Bawden:

    After a while, she came to like [ playing a monster ] because she was n’t really able to do comedy until then, and glamour girls, by the time they’re 40, their Hollywood careers are usually over.

  5. Randolph Silliman Bourne:

    No matter what we have come through, or how many perils we have safely passed, or how many imperfect and jagged - in some places perhaps irreparably - our life has been, we cannot in our heart of hearts imagine how it could have been different. As we look back on it, it slips in behind us in orderly array, and, with all its mistakes, acquires a sort of eternal fitness, and even, at times, of poetic glamour.

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