Simple Definition of glamour
: a very exciting and attractive quality
Full Definition of glamour
1 : a magic spell <the girls appeared to be under a glamour — Llewelyn Powys>
2 : an exciting and often illusory and romantic attractiveness <the glamour of Hollywood>; especially : alluring or fascinating attraction —often used attributively <glamour stock> <glamour girls> <whooping cranes and … other glamour birds — R. T. Peterson>
Examples of glamour
She left her hometown, attracted to the glamour of the big city.
an acting career filled with glitz and glamour
the glamour of the movie business
Variants of glamour
Origin of glamour
Scots glamour, alteration of English grammar; from the popular association of erudition with occult practices
First Known Use: 1715
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