adjective, adverb

glaring; blazing: The sky was aglare with spotlights.

Origin of aglare

First recorded in 1870–75; a-1 + glare1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for aglare

Historical Examples of aglare

  • Above, the whole sky was aglare with its wavering red reflections.

    Old Judge Priest

    Irvin S. Cobb

  • The high Balsam peaks were shaken by thunder and aglare with lightning.

  • A week after a great city was all aglare with flags, and ablare with trumpets.

  • His eyes were aglare with a terrible rage and hate; he stepped backward a little, bending his right arm, spreading the fingers.

    'Drag' Harlan

    Charles Alden Seltzer

  • There was a waving of hands and handkerchiefs from the little station, aglare in the early afternoon sun.