What Does GLO-UP/GLOW-UP Mean?

GLO-UP means "Positive Personal Transformation."

GLO-UP (also spelled GLOW-UP) is an informal term for a positive personal transformation. GLO-Ups can occur naturally (through a growth in confidence and/or change in appearance that occurs with greater maturity), or can be provoked through choosing to make significant changes in appearance and style.
  • Wow! What a GLO-UP! He was such a wimp when he joined the gym in June.
  • She was such a dork at school, but she's all GLOWED-UP now.
  • They all get a GLOW-UP before the show.

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When I write GLO-UP, I mean this:

meaning of GLO UP

"Positive Personal Transformation"

Summary of Key Points

"Positive Personal Transformation" is the most common definition for GLO-UP/GLOW-UP on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Definition:Positive Personal Transformation
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 2

2: Quite easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user

Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

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