glamourless

glamourless

(ˈɡlæmərlɪs)
adj
without glamour
References in classic literature ?
Every moment people were passing close by us, singly, in two and threes; the inhabitants of that end of the town where life goes on unadorned by grace or splendour; they passed us in their shabby garments, with sallow faces, haggard, anxious or weary, or simply without expression, in an unsmiling sombre stream not made up of lives but of mere unconsidered existences whose joys, struggles, thoughts, sorrows and their very hopes were miserable, glamourless, and of no account in the world.
ON the face of it a glamourless, low-stakes British & Irish Cup group game was an inauspicious way for Adam Caves to bring up his triple century.
The author's somewhat glamourless, unsuccessful, middlebrow yet eccentric teacher-narrator is utterly convincing, and yet one wonders what a French campus novel or detective fiction, written and narrated by a former university professor with a penchant for satire and a full range of intellectual sophistication at his command, would look like if Emelina were to turn in that direction in a future novel.
Besides, even the cheerleaders have failed to impress with their done- todeath routines and rather glamourless outfits.
In Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience (BBC Two, 10pm) Rhod decides to step out of the spotlight to learn a trade and tries his hand at four glamourless professions, beginning by working on a farm.
20) Big traditional studios like YashRaj are looking forward with films like Chak Del India (2007), a huge hit with Shahrukh Khan as a disgraced field hockey captain who coaches the underdog Indian women's team to a world championship--a familiar story to Western audiences, but a novelty for mainstream India with its tightly plotted script, glamourless female athletes, and lack of 'dance items'.
The jet-lagged American fighter could barely keep his eyes open during Monday's glamourless conference ahead of his heavyweight title bout against IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko.
With deadly rivals Aston Villa playing in Europe last week followed by a sell-out local derby with West Brom today, and the Blues having to grind through a glamourless home game against Blackpool, the gulf between the divisions has never felt so acute.
So, I had just taken part in another glamourless Battle of the Atlantic parade and it was another parade almost like any other.
This seemingly glamourless category embraces everything from appliance manufacturers to mass-market retailers to automotive companies.
More important, perhaps, they "provide at least a modest amount of glamour in a notably glamourless place.