- full of glamour; charmingly or fascinatingly attractive, especially in a mysterious or magical way.
- full of excitement, adventure, and unusual activity: the glamorous job of a foreign correspondent.
Origin of glamorous
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1. captivating, beguiling, fascinating, alluring, bewitching.
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- lacking in glamour, allure, or fascinationthe unglamorous side of the music business
- possessing glamour; alluring and fascinatinga glamorous career
- beautiful and smart, esp in a showy waya glamorous woman
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Word Origin and History for unglamorous
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