agleam

[ uh-gleem ]
/ əˈglim /

adjective

gleaming; bright; radiant: a city agleam with lights.

Nearby words

  1. agitpop,
  2. agitprop,
  3. aglaia,
  4. aglaophon of thasos,
  5. aglare,
  6. aglet,
  7. agley,
  8. aglimmer,
  9. aglint,
  10. aglisten

Origin of agleam

First recorded in 1865–70; a-1 + gleam

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British Dictionary definitions for agleam

agleam

/ (əˈɡliːm) /

adjective

(postpositive) glowing; gleaming
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Word Origin and History for agleam

agleam

adj.

1854, from a- (1) + gleam.

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