- glamour boy,
- glamour girl,
- glamour puss,
- glamour stock,
Origin of glamour
Examples from the Web for glamor
The glamor couple won't be without things to keep them busy.
That all this virility and nubility and glamor is pure coincidence?Masters of Space|Edward Elmer Smith
That somebody named Doll Starr is fed up with glamor and longs for a simple home in the country and lots of kids?It Could Be Anything|John Keith Laumer
Strangely enough, Mrs. Porter, opposed to racing as she was, came quite readily under the glamor of his artistic unobtrusiveness.Thoroughbreds|W. A. Fraser
sometimes US glamor
- fascinating or voluptuous beauty, often dependent on artifice
- (as modifier)a glamour girl
Word Origin for glamour
chiefly U.S. alternative spelling of glamour (q.v.). Related: Glamorous; glamorously.
1720, Scottish, "magic, enchantment" (especially in phrase to cast the glamor), a variant of Scottish gramarye "magic, enchantment, spell," alteration of English grammar (q.v.) with a medieval sense of "any sort of scholarship, especially occult learning." Popularized by the writings of Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832). Sense of "magical beauty, alluring charm" first recorded 1840.
1814, from glamour (n.). Related: Glamoured; glamouring.