glamorous

or glam·our·ous

[ glam-er-uhs ]
/ ˈglæm ər əs /

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

SYNONYMS FOR glamorous

1 captivating, beguiling, fascinating, alluring, bewitching.

OTHER WORDS FROM glamorous

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British Dictionary definitions for unglamorous (1 of 2)

unglamorous
/ (ʌnˈɡlæmərəs) /

adjective

lacking in glamour, allure, or fascinationthe unglamorous side of the music business

British Dictionary definitions for unglamorous (2 of 2)

glamorous

glamourous

/ (ˈɡlæmərəs) /

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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