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glam

 (glăm)
n.
1. Flamboyant glamour.
2. Glam rock.
adj.
1. Flamboyantly glamorous.
2. Relating to glam rock.

[Short for glamour.]

glam

(ɡlæm)
adj
informal short for glamorous

glam

(glæm) Informal. n.
1. glamour.
adj.
2. glamorous.
[1960–65; by shortening]
Translations

glam

[glæm]
A. VT to glam up [+ person] → acicalar; [+ building, area] → mejorar el aspecto de
B. ADJ = glamorous
C. N = glamour
D. CPD glam rock Nglam rock m

glam

[ˈglæm] (British) adj (= glamorous) → glamour invglammed up adjglamour inv

glam

adj (inf)schick
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The Great Glam Mothers will be hitting the North East clubs soon with their own inimitable act in tribute to the 70s.
We all wear glam rock costumes and our props on stage include a Chopper bike and bubble machines.
They all wear full glam rock outfits including wigs and platform boots.
Curators Darren Pih and Eleanor Clayton's argument is that glam was "a migration of fine art ideas to the front line of popular culture", using it as a window through which to view the era's artistic developments on both sides of the Atlantic.
They set out their stall with meticulous care in a series of 'rooms', charting themes including art, artifice, transformation and the phenomenon of camp, as well as 'Glam Mania' - the aspirational adoption of the most accessible strands of the movement by a wider public.
THE RISK Glam, Stockton, tonight pounds 3 before 11pm or pounds 5 after
Darren believes this is the first time the glam era (the years 1971-5) has been critically evaluated, with the exhibition using glam as a prism through which to view artistic developments in the UK, Europe and the United States.
Darren explains: "Glam was, in many ways, fine art ideas at the edge of popular culture.
Bill Surtees, area manager for Harewood Operations who own Glam, said everybody was looking forward to to the gig.