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glamorous

or glam·our·ous

[ glam-er-uhs ]
/ ˈglém ər əs /
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Definition of glamorous

adjective
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.
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Origin of glamorous

First recorded in 1935–40; glamor + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for glamorous

glamorous

glamourous

/ (ˈɡlémərəs) /

adjective
possessing glamour; alluring and fascinatinga glamorous career
beautiful and smart, esp in a showy waya glamorous woman

Derived forms of glamorous

glamorously or glamourously, adverbglamorousness or glamourousness, noun
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