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[ glam ]




/ ɡlæm /


  1. slang.
    short for glamorous

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Word History and Origins

Origin of glam1

First recorded in 1960–65; by shortening

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Example Sentences

Star jeans make a statement of casual cool-girl status, versus Juicy’s glam princess vibes.

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This amazing man of mine planned this whole photoshoot, complete with my glam team and stylist might I add, for me and my daughter with matching princess dresses.

Grant’s childhood was as far removed from the glitz and glam of Tinsel Town as could be imagined.

If she were feeling down, it would be especially in those moments that she would glam up.

When you think of actress Laura Harrier, you’d be hard-pressed not to have an immediate Hollywood glam vibe come to the top of your mind.

The revival swept in glam costumes, elegant choreography, and cheeky fun, sometimes weaving in social commentary.

The hotels sound upscale-boutique, rather than mega-glam behemoths.

Others were paired with sportswear-inspired tops—think a tracksuit zip-up made glam with diagonal decorative panels.

David Bailey is best known for his ultra glam photos of the fashionable and famous.

Gaga's featured in it, looking glam and wielding her weapon of choice: a handgun with a silencer.

Glam's entry and onset resemble those of Grendel: when Grettir closes with him he tries to get out.

In the first, Grettir stops at a farm house which is haunted by Glam, a ghost of monstrous stature.

Glam p. 148 was tall and strange in bearing, with blue and glaring eyes, and wolf-grey hair.

Thereupon Glam took to riding the house-roofs at nights, so that he nearly broke them in.

They went first to Glam's cairn, because men thought that the shepherd's disappearance must have been through his bringing-about.


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