[ uh-glint ]

  1. displaying bright points of light, as by reflection; glittering: a diamond tiara aglint under the ballroom lights.

Origin of aglint

First recorded in 1875–80; a-1 + glint

Words Nearby aglint Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use aglint in a sentence

  • Furley was sitting upright upon the sofa, his keen eyes aglint with anger.

    The Devil's Paw | E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • A long expanse of the Hudson was in sight from where he stood, its broad, rippled surface aglint in the September sunshine.

    The Crimson Sweater | Ralph Henry Barbour
  • The dog was hurrying, with eyes aglint and plumy tail waving, toward a spot directly beside her.

    Buff: A Collie and other dog-stories | Albert Payson Terhune