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Date: 1700-1800
Language: Scottish English
Origin: 'magic', from English grammar; because of an old association of knowledge with magic

glamour

noun
     
glam‧our usually glamor American English [uncountable]
1 the attractive and exciting quality of being connected with wealth and success
glamour of
Forget all you read about the glamour of television.
2 a style of attractiveness that suggests wealth:
Designer clothes are not a passport to instant glamour.
3

glamour girl/boy

AP a performer who is more noticeable for their attractiveness than for their skill or ability

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