- glamour boy,
- glamour girl,
- glamour puss,
- glamour stock,
Origin of glamour
Examples from the Web for glamour
I said that mixture of glamour and vulnerability is potent, especially if you can sense the vulnerability.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If confidence and strength were instilled in her at a young age, glamour was something she pursued.Diane von Furstenberg: How I Learned to Love My Wrap Dress|Lizzie Crocker|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The glamour of the seaside resort has long since been eclipsed by spectacular violence.
Some on the Internet took umbrage with your comments to Glamour that your appearance has “never been my moneymaker.”Anna Kendrick on ‘Pitch Perfect 2,’ Drunken Horror Stories, and Singin’ Pharrell|Marlow Stern|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her Facebook page describes her as “an aspiring model looking to break into the world of glamour modelling.”When Fame Is the Reason for Abortion, Does That Make It Wrong?|Tauriq Moosa|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was whispered, too, that a friend of Patty's with whom Annis was a great favorite had cast a glamour over the young lawyer.A Little Girl in Old Washington|Amanda M. Douglas
The glamour with which affection can glorify even the rudest surroundings was denied him in his long life of seventy-six years.Famous Firesides of French Canada|Mary Wilson Alloway
The glamour of war appeals strongly to most men, to some it calls with irresistible demand.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Our memory of this place can't have the glamour torn away whatever happens.It Happened in Egypt|C. N. Williamson
But when a man reached Sergeant Madden's age, glamour didn't matter.A Matter of Importance|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
sometimes US glamor
- fascinating or voluptuous beauty, often dependent on artifice
- (as modifier)a glamour girl
Word Origin for glamour
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.