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GLITTERING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does glittering mean? 

GLITTERING (adjective)
  The adjective GLITTERING has 1 sense:

1. having brief brilliant points or flashes of light

  Familiarity information: GLITTERING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GLITTERING (adjective)


Sense 1glittering [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having brief brilliant points or flashes of light

Synonyms:

aglitter; scintillant; glittery; glittering; glistering; glinting; fulgid; coruscant; sparkly; scintillating

Context examples:

bugle beads all aglitter / glinting eyes / glinting water / his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent / shop window full of glittering Christmas trees / glittery costume jewelry / scintillant mica / the scintillating stars / a dress with sparkly sequins / 'glistering' is an archaic term

Similar:

bright (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts)


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