Origin of glamour
usage note for glamour
Words nearby glamour
How to use glamour in a sentence
When big events come to town — looking at you, Sundance Film Festival — the parties are next-level, with a bit of Hollywood glamour taking over the town’s historic Main Street.
He does not have the supernova ability of Mahomes, the glamour of Tom Brady or even the speed of Hill.Travis Kelce is the best tight end in football. Just ask any NFL player.|Adam Kilgore|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
David — apolitical, law-abiding, and a lowlander to boot — quickly succumbs to Alan’s glamour, swagger and almost whimsical egotism.
At last, Locked Down gives us at least a little bit of what we’d hoped for all along, some pandemic glamour, if such a thing is possible.We Could Use a Pandemic-Era Romantic Comedy, But Locked Down Isn't It|Stephanie Zacharek|January 15, 2021|Time
While it might not have the outright glamour of other soups, I am enamored with it nonetheless.Leeks and fresh dill take cozy split pea soup from drab to fab|Ellie Krieger|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
So Marvin had the old showbiz glamour in his life from the start.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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
His dresses were worn by Hollywood stars and first ladies, emanating glamour and sophistication.Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta, American Great, Dead at 82|Tim Teeman|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The glamour of the seaside resort has long since been eclipsed by spectacular violence.
Much glamour has been cast upon the names of Solomon and David by their alleged writings.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
The glamour was still upon his eyes with a degree of reality stronger than the reality even of normal life.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
That has been left for us to discover, and that glamour in which we see their age is one afforded only by the lapse of time.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
The glamour of war appeals strongly to most men, to some it calls with irresistible demand.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Egypt withdrew, the glamour waned, the ancient spell seemed lifted.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for glamour
sometimes US glamor
- fascinating or voluptuous beauty, often dependent on artifice
- (as modifier)a glamour girl