Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To make glamorous.
  • transitive verb To treat or portray in a romantic manner; idealize or glorify.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To make or give the appearance of being glamorous.
  • verb To glorify; to romanticize.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb make glamorous and attractive
  • verb interpret romantically

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Examples

  • I think that a lot of times, the media and the news sources kind of glamorize it a little bit too much.

    CNN Transcript Sep 23, 2007

  • Alex added that it was easy to "glamorize" his substance use in the University's social scene.

    The Daily Princetonian, 2010-03-26

  • I for one am not following the trial to "glamorize" the sorry excuse for a human being on trial and do not believe anyone finds anything glamorous about him.

    KAKE - HomePage - Headlines

  • I for one am not following the trial to "glamorize" the sorry excuse for a human being on trial and do not believe anyone finds anything glamorous about him.

    KAKE - HomePage - Headlines

  • I for one am not following the trial to "glamorize" the sorry excuse for a human being on trial and do not believe anyone finds anything glamorous about him.

    KAKE - HomePage - Headlines

  • I for one am not following the trial to "glamorize" the sorry excuse for a human being on trial and do not believe anyone finds anything glamorous about him.

    KAKE - HomePage - Headlines

  • I for one am not following the trial to "glamorize" the sorry excuse for a human being on trial and do not believe anyone finds anything glamorous about him.

    KAKE - HomePage - Headlines

  • I for one am not following the trial to "glamorize" the sorry excuse for a human being on trial and do not believe anyone finds anything glamorous about him.

    KAKE - HomePage - Headlines

  • I for one am not following the trial to "glamorize" the sorry excuse for a human being on trial and do not believe anyone finds anything glamorous about him.

    KAKE - HomePage - Headlines

  • I find it sad and irresponsible that NBC would devote the time and money to a high-production-value series that attempts to glamorize a guy who has done more to give men a bad name than anyone I can think of.

    Tom Matlack: Playboy Shouldn't Be a Show

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