aglimmer

[ uh-glim-er ]
/ əˈglɪm ər /
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adjective

glimmering; shining faintly or unsteadily.

Nearby words

  1. aglaophon of thasos,
  2. aglare,
  3. agleam,
  4. aglet,
  5. agley,
  6. aglint,
  7. aglisten,
  8. aglitter,
  9. aglossia,
  10. aglossostomia

Origin of aglimmer

First recorded in 1855–60; a-1 + glimmer

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Examples from the Web for aglimmer

  • He paused to look away at the forest and distant waters all aglimmer with the light of the moon.

    The Phantom Violin|Roy J. Snell
  • When at last I stood upon the shore, the air and sea were all aglimmer in a rosy light, deepening to crimson in the zenith.

    The Mystery of Choice|Robert William Chambers


British Dictionary definitions for aglimmer

aglimmer

/ (əˈɡlɪmə) /

adjective

(postpositive) glimmering
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