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, glamourverb

    alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)

  2. hex, bewitch, glamour, witch, enchant, jinxverb

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

Wiktionary

  1. glamournoun

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

    Etymology: From gramarye.

  2. glamournoun

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

    Etymology: From gramarye.

  3. glamournoun

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

    Etymology: From gramarye.

  4. glamournoun

    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. glamournoun

    Alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)

    Etymology: From gramarye.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glamournoun

    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. Glamournoun

    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. Glamournoun

    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. Glamournoun

    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. Jenn Hoffman:

    The show was very straightforward this year, without some of the glitz, shtick or silly gags usually associated with this night. This was even reflected in the fashion choices with most starlets wearing straightforward gowns with slight edge, but no over the top glamour or red carpet risks, the straightforward understated aesthetic matched the mood.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Historical radicalism and today's radicalism gained and achieved only the outward glamour of style and system, not the inward changing of thought, conduct, and distinction. As a fact, the conception, whether colonialism, imperialism, and such isms still exist; however, in a new packing of radicalism; otherwise, one can realize, and easily define as that: Fool the public; rule the republic.

  3. 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.

  4. Marie Baronnet:

    The '80s were really the era where all the glamour kind of disappeared and what the audience wanted was more flesh always, all of those women always described in the interview how it was difficult to transition between the '70s and the '80s, where the glamour was no longer there and the bosses of the clubs were asking them to get rid of the costumes and actually show more.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    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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