- to glisten; glitter.
- glitter; sparkle.
Origin of glister
Examples from the Web for glistering
The fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering.Jesus the Christ
James Edward Talmage
His armour was all bright and glistering, and his sword a devouring flame.
So they sat down there above the glistering stream and ate and drank and were merry.The Story of the Glittering Plain
No, 'tis a glistering presence and audacity brings women into fool's felicity.A Select Collection of Old English Plays (11 of 15)
W. Carew Hazlitt
Their raiment is even more "white and glistering" than the cultivated Easter Lilies.Field Book of Western Wild Flowers
- an archaic word for glitter
Word Origin and History for glistering
late 14c., probably from or related to Low German glisten, Middle Dutch glisteren, from PIE root *ghel- "to shine, glitter" (see glass). Related: Glistered; glistering. As a noun, from 1530s.