glamorize

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verb glam·or·ize \ˈgla-mə-ˌrīz\

Definition of glamorize

glamorized

glamorizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to look upon or depict as glamorous :  romanticize <the novel glamorizes war>

  3. 2 :  to make glamorous <glamorize the living room>

glamorization

play \ˌgla-mə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

glamorizer

play \ˈgla-mə-ˌrī-zər\ noun

Examples of glamorize in a sentence

  1. The movie was criticized for glamorizing crime and violence.

  2. a novel that glamorizes war

1936

First Known Use of glamorize

1936

Variants of glamorize

less commonly

glamourize


GLAMORIZE Defined for English Language Learners

glamorize

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verb glam·or·ize \ˈgla-mə-ˌrīz\

Definition of glamorize for English Language Learners

  • : to make (something) seem exciting and attractive


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