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[glee-mee] /ˈgli mi/
adjective, gleamier, gleamiest.
Origin of gleamy
First recorded in 1585-95; gleam + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It was a faint, gleamy afternoon, and such sun as there was did not shine into the study.

    The Invader Margaret L. Woods
  • He bobbed his head, smiled absently and went back to his gleamy gadgets.

    A Feast of Demons William Morrison
  • The Duke arrived just as the setting sun crowned the proud palace with his gleamy rays.

    The Young Duke Benjamin Disraeli
  • Somehow it haunts me, that soft, gleamy, virgin gold there in the solitary rivers with not a soul to pick it up.

    The Trail of '98

    Robert W. Service
  • The fresh wind, the gleamy wisps of light, the running, open sea beyond the harbour bars.

    Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence
  • Helpless and hopeless it is drawn ashore, upturning, in the act of submission, its starred and gleamy flanks.

  • Lips red, a little full perhaps; teeth slightly prominent, but white and gleamy as she smiled.

  • She set them together and opened her lips to show him all the gleamy whiteness between.

    Married Life

    May Edginton

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