Meaning of glow up in English:

glow up


(also glo up)
  • A person's transformation into a more attractive or accomplished version of themselves.

    • ‘we love Meghan Markle's royal glow up’


Early 21st century originally with reference to the 2013 song ‘Gotta Glo Up One Day’ by American rapper Chief Keef, where ‘glo up’ is a blend of glo- (short for glory, a reference to the name of his entourage the Glo Gang) and grow up. Now often reinterpreted as a blend of glow and grow up.