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glamorous Syllabification: glam·or·ous
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlam(ə)rəs/

Definition of glamorous in English:

adjective

Having glamour: one of the world’s most glamorous women
More example sentences
  • It came as a shock to learn that they were not these glamorous, mysterious creatures but that they had feet of clay.
  • The glamorous showbiz star has a huge cocaine addiction and it was starting to affect her work
  • I was wondering how I could make my hair look as glamorous.
Synonyms
beautiful, attractive, lovely, bewitching, enchanting, beguiling;
elegant, chic, stylish, fashionable;
charming, charismatic, appealing, alluring, seductive
informal classy, glam, styling/stylin'
exciting, thrilling, stimulating;
dazzling, glittering, glossy, colorful, exotic

Derivatives

glamorously

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡlam(ə)rəslē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • In one glamorously posed shot, he's dressed in denim and a Stetson.
  • Last week's mystery wedding picture showed a glamorously dressed couple in their middle years, who could well have been foreign.
  • The exhibit consists of a heavily grommeted rocket ship and glamorously adorned gravity boots.

Words that rhyme with glamorous

amorous, clamorous

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