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.
- glam·or·ous·ly, glam·our·ous·ly, adverb
- glam·or·ous·ness, glam·our·ous·ness, noun
- ul·tra·glam·or·ous, adjective
- un·glam·or·ous, adjective
- un·glam·or·ous·ly, adverb
- un·glam·or·ous·ness, noun
- un·glam·our·ous, adjective
- un·glam·our·ous·ly, adverb
- un·glam·our·ous·ness, noun
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How to use glamorous in a sentence
The worst-performing sectors of the S&P 500 have been energy, financial, and industrial, but glamorous companies can also be strong candidates for fraud if managers fear next quarter’s financial results won’t support the high-flying stock.The pandemic may be the greatest environment for business fraud in decades | Geoffrey Colvin | November 12, 2020 | Fortune
You could, if you felt like making a glamorous dessert, use it in this Caramelized Blood Orange Tipsy Trifle.Harness the bright sweetness of oranges in these 7 recipes | Kari Sonde | November 9, 2020 | Washington Post
It’s glamorous, prestigious and packed shoulder-to-shoulder.How Washington’s power brokers are adapting to the New Normal — and that includes how they party and raise money | Roxanne Roberts | November 9, 2020 | Washington Post
While we cannot gather in person this year, I wish you all a really fabulous Halloween and a glamorous rest of the year.
Young, glamorous candidates have typically fared better in general elections, but the votes don’t always break down according to age.
They either have a tendency to hyperbolize and make life much more glamorous and titillating than it is, or the other way.Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange | Marlow Stern | December 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was once the most glamorous hotel in town, but in 1964, hundreds of European hostages were held captive in its rooms.
Celebrities flocked to this glamorous and buzzy temple of literature and culture.The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo | Felice Picano | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Not glamorous, but neither is Canadian media,” Steven Kerzner wrote in an email.Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything | Soraya Roberts | November 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He put them in glamorous gowns, yes, but also encouraged them to buy trendier ready-to-wear labels off the rack.
A disgusting snip of a person had moved between him and those bitter but glamorous memories of Maria Algarez.The Boy Grew Older | Heywood Broun
To Tiflin, as to the others, even such places were glamorous.The Planet Strappers | Raymond Zinke Gallun
It was part of the reeling, glamorous intoxication into which she cast him, to hear himself going on like a stump-speaker.Rough-Hewn | Dorothy Canfield
We have all heard, of course, of sport for sport's sake but Georges Carpentier established a still more glamorous ideal.Pieces of Hate | Heywood Broun
The delicate, sinuous melodic line, the glamorous sheeny harmonies, are gone out of it.Musical Portraits | Paul Rosenfeld
British Dictionary definitions for glamorous
possessing glamour; alluring and fascinating: a glamorous career
beautiful and smart, esp in a showy way: a glamorous woman
- glamorously or glamourously, adverb
- glamorousness or glamourousness, noun
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