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glam·or·ize

also glam·our·ize (glăm′ə-rīz′)
tr.v. glam·or·ized, glam·or·iz·ing, glam·or·iz·es also glam·our·ized or glam·our·iz·ing or glam·our·iz·es
1. To make glamorous: tried to glamorize the bathroom with expensive fixtures.
2. To treat or portray in a romantic manner; idealize or glorify: a show that glamorizes police work.

glam′or·i·za′tion (-ər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
glam′or·iz′er n.
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glamorize

(ˈɡlæməˌraɪz) or

glamorise

;

glamourize

or

glamourise

vb
(tr) to cause to be or seem glamorous; romanticize or beautify
ˌglamoriˈzation, ˌglamoriˈsation n
ˈglamorˌizer, ˈglamorˌiser n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

glam•or•ize

or glam•our•ize

(ˈglæm əˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to make glamorous.
2. to glorify or romanticize: a film that glamorizes war.
[1935–40, Amer.]
glam`or•i•za′tion, n.
glam′or•iz`er, n.
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glamorize


Past participle: glamorized
Gerund: glamorizing

Imperative
glamorize
glamorize
Present
I glamorize
you glamorize
he/she/it glamorizes
we glamorize
you glamorize
they glamorize
Preterite
I glamorized
you glamorized
he/she/it glamorized
we glamorized
you glamorized
they glamorized
Present Continuous
I am glamorizing
you are glamorizing
he/she/it is glamorizing
we are glamorizing
you are glamorizing
they are glamorizing
Present Perfect
I have glamorized
you have glamorized
he/she/it has glamorized
we have glamorized
you have glamorized
they have glamorized
Past Continuous
I was glamorizing
you were glamorizing
he/she/it was glamorizing
we were glamorizing
you were glamorizing
they were glamorizing
Past Perfect
I had glamorized
you had glamorized
he/she/it had glamorized
we had glamorized
you had glamorized
they had glamorized
Future
I will glamorize
you will glamorize
he/she/it will glamorize
we will glamorize
you will glamorize
they will glamorize
Future Perfect
I will have glamorized
you will have glamorized
he/she/it will have glamorized
we will have glamorized
you will have glamorized
they will have glamorized
Future Continuous
I will be glamorizing
you will be glamorizing
he/she/it will be glamorizing
we will be glamorizing
you will be glamorizing
they will be glamorizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been glamorizing
you have been glamorizing
he/she/it has been glamorizing
we have been glamorizing
you have been glamorizing
they have been glamorizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been glamorizing
you will have been glamorizing
he/she/it will have been glamorizing
we will have been glamorizing
you will have been glamorizing
they will have been glamorizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been glamorizing
you had been glamorizing
he/she/it had been glamorizing
we had been glamorizing
you had been glamorizing
they had been glamorizing
Conditional
I would glamorize
you would glamorize
he/she/it would glamorize
we would glamorize
you would glamorize
they would glamorize
Past Conditional
I would have glamorized
you would have glamorized
he/she/it would have glamorized
we would have glamorized
you would have glamorized
they would have glamorized
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.glamorize - interpret romantically; "Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!"
idealise, idealize - consider or render as ideal; "She idealized her husband after his death"
2.glamorize - make glamorous and attractive; "This new wallpaper really glamorizes the living room!"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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Translations
idealizovat
forherligeglorificere
varpa dÿrîarljóma á
romantizovať
cazip hale getirmek

glamorize

[ˈglæməraɪz] VThacer parecer más atractivo
this programme glamorizes crimeeste programa presenta el crimen bajo una luz favorable
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

glamorize

[ˈglæməraɪz] glamorise (British) vt [+ crime, violence] → rendre séduisant(e)
those who accuse films of glamorizing violence → ceux qui accusent le cinéma de rendre la violence séduisante
a glamorized view of sth → une vision enjolivée de qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

glamorize

vtidealisieren, einen glamourösen Anstrich geben (+dat); job, lifestyle alsoeinen besonderen Glanz or Reiz verleihen (+dat); (author) war, violenceglorifizieren, verherrlichen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

glamorize

[ˈglæməˌraɪz] vt (job, event, place) → far apparire (più) prestigioso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

glamour

(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-.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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Leading Coventry City councillor Ed Ruane raised the issue saying the drill music videos - a type of rap music that originated in America and is categorised by its graphic violent lyrics and hand gestures - "glamorised" crime.
Cllr Ed Ruane, previously cabinet member for young people at Coventry City Council, previously told CoventryLive the videos "glamorised"crime.
"Equally, we know that when eating disorders are glamorised or trivialised by the media, this can trigger negative behaviours in people who are affected by these complex mental health issues."
"The frequency of this image was such that it condoned, encouraged and glamorised smoking, especially by young girls.
Genghis Cohen, who served in the military in his native New Zealand, said: "I think guns have been glamorised for a long time, we're just another aspect of that.
But Mr Allen said it was "insane" to suggest the show glamorised drug use.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) watchdog received 38 complaints about the campaign, including concerns that it glamorised violence and was inappropriate for children.
FOOTBALL violence has been glamorised in books and films for years.
It said the images where alcohol appeared would have been cautionary rather than glamorised.