Beauty vs Glamour - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between beauty and glamour

is that beauty is the property, quality or state of being "that which pleases merely by being perceived" (aquinas); that which is attractive, pleasing, fine or good looking; comeliness while glamour is (countable) an item, motif, person, image that by association improves appearance.

As a interjection beauty

is (canada) thanks! cool!.

As a adverb beauty

is (canada) of high quality, well done.

beauty

English

(wikipedia beauty)

Noun

  • The property, quality or state of being "that which pleases merely by being perceived" (Aquinas); that which is attractive, pleasing, fine or good looking; comeliness.
  • * 1900 , , The House Behind the Cedars , Chapter I,
  • Warwick's first glance had revealed the fact that the young woman was strikingly handsome, with a stately beauty seldom encountered.
  • * 1988', "… '''beauty and recollection, like danger, glamour, greed, hunger- everything but disappointment and desire- were concepts belonging to other people.” -''Second Son , Robert Ferro
  • Someone who is beautiful.
  • Brigitte Bardot was a renowned beauty .
  • Something that is particularly good or pleasing.
  • That phrasing is a beauty .
    What a goal, what a beauty .
  • An excellent or egregious example of something.
  • (with the definite article) The excellence, e.g. the genius
  • ''The beauty of the deal is it costs nothing!
  • (particle, obsolete) A beauty quark (now called bottom quark).
  • Beauty treatment; cosmetology.
  • (obsolete) Prevailing style or taste; rage; fashion.
  • * Jeremy Taylor
  • She stained her hair yellow, which was then the beauty .

    Usage notes

    * Adjectives often applied to "beauty": natural, great, real, physical, exotic, inner, spiritual, strange, divine, visual, heavenly, intellectual, facial, attractive, sensuous, sensual, seductive, musical, austere, alluring, mathematical, geometric, astounding, bodily, pictorial.

    Synonyms

    * gorgeousness, inspiration, loveliness * (someone who is beautiful) belle, looker * (something pleasing) gem, jewel * See also * See also

    Antonyms

    * repulsiveness, homeliness, ugliness

    Derived terms

    * age before beauty * bathing beauty * beaut * beauteous * beautician * beautifiable * beautification * beautifier * beautiful * beautifully * beautifulness * beautify * beautiless * beauty consultant * beauty contest * beauty is in the eye of the beholder * beauty is only skin deep * beauty mark * beauty pageant * beauty parlor * beauty quark * beauty salon * beauty school * beauty shop * beauty sleep * beauty spot * beauty strip * beautyberry * beautybush * beautydom * beautyhood * beautyship * California beauty * Camberwell beauty * line of beauty * meadow beauty * painted beauty * raw beauty * Rome beauty * Rutland beauty * Sleeping Beauty * spring beauty

    See also

    * usefulness

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • (Canada) Thanks! Cool!
  • It's the long weekend. Beauty !

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • (Canada) Of high quality, well done.
  • He made a beauty pass through the neutral zone.

    Statistics

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    glamour

    English

    Alternative forms

    * glamor (US) (Commonwealth-spelling widely accepted across the states.)

    Noun

  • (countable) an item, motif, person, image that by association improves appearance
  • Witchcraft; magic charm; a spell affecting the eye, making objects appear different from what they really are.
  • A kind of haze in the air, causing things to appear different from what they really are.
  • Any artificial interest in, or association with, an object, or person, through which it or they appear delusively magnified or glorified.
  • (uncountable) Alluring beauty or charm (often with sex appeal)
  • glamour''' magazines; a '''glamour model

    Derived terms

    * glamorous/glamourous * glamorously * glamour model * glamour photography * glammed up * glam rock * glam

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To enchant; to bewitch.
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