or glam·our·ous

[ glam-er-uhs ]
/ ˈglæm ər əs /


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.

Origin of glamorous

First recorded in 1935–40; glamor + -ous
SYNONYMS FOR glamorous
1 captivating, beguiling, fascinating, alluring, bewitching.
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Examples from the Web for unglamorous

British Dictionary definitions for unglamorous (1 of 2)


/ (ʌnˈɡlæmərəs) /


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

British Dictionary definitions for unglamorous (2 of 2)



/ (ˈɡlæmərəs) /


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

Derived Formsglamorously or glamourously, adverbglamorousness or glamourousness, noun
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