glam·​a·​zon ˈgla-mə-ˌzän How to pronounce glamazon (audio)
plural glamazons
: an exceptionally glamorous, tall, and self-assured woman
Sofia Vergara steers into the casting curve as Daniella Riva, a feisty Colombian glamazon with an arsenal of tight dresses and a [loose] grasp on American idioms.Leah Greenblatt
At five-feet-six, she is not a model-bodied glamazon like her best friend …Vogue
often used before another noun
After seven hours of preparation, they emerge from the dressing room in glamazon armor—all heels, hair, and painted faces.Cheo Hodari Coker

Examples of glamazon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At Saint Laurent, Anthony Vaccarello sent out glamazons in jackets with extra-wide shoulders wrapped in even bigger shawls. Laia Garcia-Furtado, Vogue, 16 Mar. 2023 But the social media fan favorite had to be the actual cockroach photographed among the glamazons climbing the august museum’s grand staircase. Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times, 6 May 2023 Gone too soon from season 8, this gorgeous glamazon — and former Miss Continental — will thrill drag fans all over again. Joey Nolfi,, 20 Apr. 2023 Some of us are glamazons that were once set ablaze and crystallized and step on the runway, and some of us are bags of carpets. Joey Nolfi,, 13 Mar. 2023 Usually known as the glamazon of all the astrological signs, the best gifts for Leos celebrate their taste for all things luxury. Jennifer Hussein, Allure, 27 July 2022 The glamazon gave us a peek behind the scenes in a bandana, itty-bitty shirt, skirt, and incredibly high loafers. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 4 Sep. 2021 Ginny sees Georgia as a glamazon, but really, Georgia is 30 and single with two kids from different relationships. Jean Bentley,, 3 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of glamazon was in 1943

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“Glamazon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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