A term coined by the members of Glo Gang/Glory Boys Entertainment (GBE). The act of bettering yourself as a person, whether it may be by getting your money up or changing your ways. It was high jacked by wypepo (as most things of black culture are) and twisted to mean when someone goes from ugly to pretty over a period of time.
Keef: You finally got off that molly folks?
Tadoe: You know I had to glo up someday
by ItzRizzleO_O October 11, 2019
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A twist of the phrase "grow up", referring to a person's incredible transformation. This is usually based on increase of style and self-confidence (and potentially one's squad).
Noamee: "Remember that kid nerdy kid Loganus from High School?"
Mayana: "Yeah but have you seen him now?!?! GLO-UP!!!!"
Noamee: "I wish a nigga would"

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by MaYung Savage May 31, 2015
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when someone becomes really attractive after they hit puberty AKA ugly duckling syndrome
guy 1 - bro you remember ashley from middle school?
guy 2 - yea man fugly bitch look like she got hit by a truck

guy 1- dude she is HOT as fuck now. grew massive tits outta nowhere!!
guy 2- wow i guess she did glo up
by chicken drugs & co March 19, 2015
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A glo up is when someone becomes confident, and believes in themselves, and they don't give a fuck about what anyone says about them. That's what makes them seem more beautiful.
S/he had a glo up because they believe in themselves and has become more attractive.
by fuckingbox March 23, 2017
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The act of going from UGLY to ATTRACTIVE over a period of time
"Damn he had a glo-up"
"I know right!"
by handler007 February 23, 2017
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Means after puberty you become very pretty or fine af.
Todd: Do you know Kayla Peeps from middle school??
J: Yeah she ugly af.

J: Damn... Now I wish I didn't bully her...
by Jiglaxy August 27, 2017
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When a female mentally tells her self that she is worth it, beautiful, and shouldn't care about what anyone else thinks. When she grinds on her own, she has a special look to her now that she accepts her self.
Girl 1: You seem different, in a good way.
Girl 2: Yeah, I had a glo up over the summer.
by Makeup_Queen May 12, 2016
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