deglamorize

(redirected from deglamorises)

de·glam·or·ize

 (dē-glăm′ə-rīz′)
tr.v. de·glam·or·ized, de·glam·or·iz·ing, de·glam·or·iz·es
To make less glamorous: "pressing the entertainment industry to deglamorize the treatment of drugs in films" (Larry Martz).

deglamorize

(diːˈɡlæməˌraɪz) or

deglamorise

vb (tr)
to make (a person or thing) less glamorous

de•glam•or•ize

or de•glam•our•ize

(diˈglæm əˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to reduce the appeal or status of.
[1935–40]
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The union's Dr Vivienne Nathanson said: "It is essential further action is taken to promote a tobacco-free lifestyle that deglamorises smoking.
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