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glam

[ glam ]
/ glæm /
Informal.

noun

glamour.

adjective

Nearby words

glair, glaire, glaireous, glairy, glaive, glam, glam rock, glamis castle, glamor, glamorgan, glamorganshire

Origin of glam

First recorded in 1960–65; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for glamer

glam

/ (ɡlæm) /

adjective

slang short for glamorous
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for glamer

glam


adj.

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

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