glam slang shortening of GLAMOROUS (Cf. glamorous), first attested 1936. Glam rock attested by 1974.

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  • Glam — Rock ist eine Richtung der Rockmusik, die Anfang der 1970er im britischen Raum populär war. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Musikalische Merkmale 2 Ästhetik 3 Wirkung 4 Glam Rock im Film 5 Literatur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • glam — glam·or·iza·tion; glam·or·ize; glam·or·ous; glam·ou·rie; glam·our·less; glam; glam·our; glam·or; glam·or·iz·er; glam·or·ous·ly; glam·or·ous·ness; glam·our·ize; glam·our·ous; glam·ou·ry; …   English syllables

  • Glam — may refer to:* Free glam, a type of noise music * Glam (album), an album by electronica group Mouse on Mars * Glam metal, a sub genre of heavy metal music * Glam punk, a music genre that mixes elements of glam rock with protopunk or punk rock *… …   Wikipedia

  • glam´or|iz´er — glam|or|ize «GLAM uh ryz», transitive verb, ized, iz|ing. 1. to make (someone or something) glamorous; glorify: »This glamorizing of the presidency is the work of that bureaucratic elite which wants to rule the United States in the protecting… …   Useful english dictionary

  • glam — ● glam nom masculin (abréviation de l anglais glamour) Musique Synonyme de glitter. ● glam (synonymes) nom masculin (abréviation de l anglais glamour) Synonymes : Musique. glitter …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • glam — s.m. (reg.) 1. aţă încâlcită, grămadă. 2. lut, argilă. 3. bucată mare de ceva. 4. stalagmită. Trimis de blaurb, 15.05.2006. Sursa: DAR  glam s.m. – 1. Stalagmită. – 2. Bucată, crîmpei. Origine necunoscută. DAR oscilează între o relaţie posibilă… …   Dicționar Român

  • glam — [glæm] adj informal attractive, exciting, and connected with wealth and success = ↑glamorous ▪ glam young film directors …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • glam — sb., met, glam, mene (gøen) …   Dansk ordbog

  • glam — informal ► ADJECTIVE ▪ glamorous. ► NOUN ▪ glamour. ► VERB (glammed, glamming) (glam up) ▪ make oneself look glamorous …   English terms dictionary

  • glam — [glam] Slang adj. short for GLAMOROUS n. short for GLAMOUR: Usually connoting glitz rather than elegance …   English World dictionary

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