glamorous

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

Definition of glamorous

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

glamorously

adverb

glamorousness

noun

Examples of glamorous in a sentence

  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.

Variants of glamorous

or less commonly

glamourous

Origin and Etymology of glamorous

see glamour


First Known Use: 1861


GLAMOROUS Defined for English Language Learners

glamorous

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

Definition of glamorous for English Language Learners

  • : very exciting and attractive : full of glamour


GLAMOROUS Defined for Kids

glamorous

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adjective glam·or·ous \ˈgla-mə-rəs\

Definition of glamorous for Students

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



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