- to make glamorous.
- to glorify or romanticize: an adventure film that tended to glamorize war.
Also especially British, glam·our·ise.
Origin of glamorize
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Examples from the Web for glamorize
“I just wanted to make it realistic and not glamorize life,” she said.A First Lady of Punk Rock Talks
December 9, 2014
As Joe, Gainsbourg makes no effort to glamorize the truth, but she makes all the effort to honor the truth.Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Raw Performance in ‘Nymphomaniac’ Is Not About the Sex
March 21, 2014
I strongly believe that the show does not glamorize teen pregnancy.Teen Mom Cover Girls
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October 19, 2010
And the human mind always seems to magnify the present difficulties, and glamorize the possible future.Have We No Rights?
glamorise or sometimes US glamourize
- (tr) to cause to be or seem glamorous; romanticize or beautify
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Word Origin and History for glamorize
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