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glam

[glam]Informal.
noun
  1. glamour.
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adjective
  1. glamorous.
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Origin of glam

First recorded in 1960–65; by shortening
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Historical Examples of glam

  • Glam's body was burnt, the ashes put into a beast's skin and buried.

  • He drew his short sword, cut off Glam's head and laid it between his thighs.

  • His name is Glam, and he came from Sylgsdale in Sweden last summer.

  • Glam said it would suit him very well to mind sheep in the winter.

  • Glam told her that she should bring his food, or that it would be the worse for her.


British Dictionary definitions for glam

glam

adjective
  1. slang short for glamorous
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Word Origin and History for glam

adj.

slang shortening of glamorous, first attested 1936. Glam rock attested by 1974.

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