What does glamour mean?

Definitions for glamourˈglæm ər

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


  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

  5. 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.]


  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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  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Elinor Glyn:

    Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

  2. 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.

  3. RVM:

    Many people are so enamored by the glamour of the Gift of Life that they forget to Open, Understand, and Live it. Unwrap your Gift of Life and find the True Treasure.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Beauté est ni dans le visage attrayant séduisante ni dans le corps de rêve glamour. Elle est la lumière divine dans le cœur qui illumine et rend notre beau monde.

  5. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    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.

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