glimmering; shining faintly or unsteadily.

Origin of aglimmer

First recorded in 1855–60; a-1 + glimmer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for aglimmer

Historical Examples of aglimmer

  • 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

  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for aglimmer



(postpositive) glimmering
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