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also glam·or  (glăm′ər)
1. Exciting or mysterious attractiveness usually associated with striking physical beauty, luxury, or celebrity.
2. Archaic Magic cast by a spell; enchantment.

[Scots, magic spell, alteration of grammar (from the association of learning with magic).]
Usage Note: Many words, such as honor, vapor, and labor, are usually spelled with an -or ending in American English but with an -our ending in British English. The preferred spelling of glamour, however, is -our, making it an exception to the usual American practice. The adjective is more often spelled glamorous in both American and British usage.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glamor - alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)glamor - alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)
beauty - the qualities that give pleasure to the senses


also glamor


(ˈglӕmə) (American) glamor noun
1. the often false or superficial beauty or charm which attracts. the glamour of a career in films.
2. great beauty or charm, achieved with the aid of make-up, beautiful clothes etc. the glamour of film stars.
ˈglamorize, ˈglamorise verb
to make glamorous. This film attempts to glamorize war.
ˈglamorous adjective
having glamour.
ˈglamorously adverb

glamour, noun, ends in -our.
glamorous, adjective is spelt with -or-.
References in classic literature ?
The whole poem blazes with color, it glows and gleams with the glamor of fairyland.
So all through the poem we are enchanted or lulled by the glamor of words.
One can be enthusiastic in one's study, but directly one comes into touch with the people who agree with one, all the glamor goes.