Learn English with English, baby!

Join for FREE!


What does "1. glammed 2. the whole nine yards " mean?

Vocabulary Word: 1. glammed
 2. the whole nine yards

1. Definición (expr.) 1. glammed: beautiful, dressed in nice clothes and
wearing makeup, like a movie star
2. the whole nine yards: everything, all that is possible The phrase comes from soldiers who fired machine guns in
the military. Bullets came in connected strips that were
nine yards (a yard is 3 feet) long. If they fired all of their
bullets at the enemy, they were giving the whole nine

Ejemplos “Mariah is all glammed up tonight. She must

Ejemplos want to meet a new boy. Ever since she broke up with Tom

Ejemplos she’s been dressing in tight shirts and short skirts, the

Ejemplos whole nine yards.”


Members who passed this quiz

Go to the TOEFL® page >


Log in to Comment

Likes (1):

See all >