Definition of glamorize in English:


Line breaks: glam¦or|ize
Pronunciation: /ˈglamərʌɪz
(also glamourize or glamorise)


[with object]
  • Make (something) seem glamorous or desirable, especially spuriously so: the lyrics glamorize drugs
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    • Many of these websites openly promote drug use, others glamorize the drug culture and thereby implicitly promote use and experimentation.
    • Some claim that the film glamourises drug abuse, but amidst the dark humour, there are some truly horrific moments.
    • I'm not glamourizing it or glorifying the lifestyle.



Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  • You know, I'm not on the fence about rape and the glamourisation of rape.
  • Hollywood's glamourisation notwithstanding, it strikes me as bizarre that we should take delight in the casual violence of men without conscience, but I understand the fascination.
  • But there is a lack of proportion in this glamourisation of crime in a society already paying heavily for the criminalisation of politics.

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