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glamorous

adjective glam·or·ous \ˈglam-rəs, ˈgla-mə-\

Simple Definition of glamorous

  • : very exciting and attractive : full of glamour

Full Definition of glamorous

  1. :  full of glamour :  excitingly attractive <a glamorous actress> <a glamorous life>

glam·or·ous·ly adverb
glam·or·ous·ness noun

Examples of glamorous

  1. She looked glamorous in her formal black gown.

  2. She wore a glamorous black gown.

  3. A private investigator's job isn't as glamorous as people think.



1861

First Known Use of glamorous

1861

Variants of glamorous

also glam·our·ous play \ˈglam-rəs, ˈgla-mə-\

Rhymes with glamorous


GLAMOROUS Defined for Kids

glamorous

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adjective glam·or·ous \ˈgla-mə-rəs\

Definition of glamorous

  1. :  very exciting and attractive <glamorous travel> <a glamorous actress>





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