Consider one bold, green dress with a voluminous skirt that shimmered with what looked like the green scales of an alligator.
In a strapless platinum sheath covered in paiettes by Armani Prive, Anne Hathaway shimmered on the carpet.
Alan Cumming shimmered darkly and brilliantly as the emcee in the Cabaret performance.
Finally, one rosy dawn, he came upon the lake as it sparkled and shimmered in the early light.
Shadows, formed by the water on the pane, shimmered on Fernando's face.
An aura seemed to transpire mistily from his pores to meet the aureole that shimmered about her.
Then the sharp lines of the throne blurred; it shimmered in the light.
She stood out against the dark-paneled walls, for her pale green dress caught the light and shimmered.
He looked at the gauge that shimmered redly before him, disbelieving.
Great grains of light, large as peas, shimmered and glittered with an unearthly brilliancy.
Old English scimerian "to glitter, shimmer, glisten, shine," related to (perhaps a frequentative of) scimian "to shine," from Proto-Germanic *skim- (cf. Swedish skimra, Dutch schemeren "to glitter," German schimmern), from PIE root *skai- "to gleam, to shine" (see shine (v.). Related: Shimmered; shimmering.
"a tremulous light," 1821, from shimmer (v.).