glamour

Glamour is the quality of being fascinating, alluring, or charming If you've watched Marilyn Monroe on a movie screen, then you've witnessed glamour!

The word glamour originally referred to a magical or even unreal charm or beauty attached to a person or an object. Today you can still glamour, or cast a spell over, someone, but you probably won’t. More often glamour is now used to mean a certain thrilling or attractive appeal -– especially sex appeal. Glamour is more than just good looks — the right clothing, jewelry, attitude, or friends can produce glamour — the mark of a star.

Definitions of glamour
  1. noun
    alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)
    synonyms: glamor
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    type of:
    beauty
    the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  2. verb
    cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
    synonyms: bewitch, enchant, hex, jinx, witch
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    types:
    voodoo
    bewitch by or as if by a voodoo
    spell
    place under a spell
    type of:
    becharm, charm
    control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft
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