Complete Definition of "glamour"

English
Alternative spellings
glamor (US)
Etymology
From Scottish term|gramarye||magic, enchantment, spell.

The Scottish term is either from AGr. term|scpolytonic|γραμμάριον|trgrammárion||gram, the weight unit of ingredients used to make magic potions, or alt. of E. term|grammar||any sort of scholarship, especially occult learning, from L. term|grammatica, from Gk. term||tr=grammatike tekhne||art of letters

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/ˈglæmə/
a|US IPA|/ˈglæmɚ/

Noun
en-noun|s|-

#countable A charm affecting the eye, making objects appear different from what they really are.
#Witchcraft; magic; a spell.
#A kind of haze in the air, causing things to appear different from what they really are.
#Any artificial interest in, or association with, an object, through which it appears delusively magnified or glorified.
#uncountable Alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)

Derived terms
glamorous
glamorously
glamour model

Category:Scots derivations

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