glam rock

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glam rock

n.
A style of rock music characterized chiefly by performers who wear flamboyant, often androgynous, costumes and makeup.
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glam rock

n
(Pop Music) a style of rock music of the early 1970s, characterized by the glittery flamboyance and androgynous image of its performers
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glam rock

n (Mus inf) → Glam-Rock m
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