adjective, dim·mer, dim·mest.
verb (used with object), dimmed, dim·ming.
verb (used without object), dimmed, dim·ming.
Words nearby dim
Idioms for dim
Origin of dim
OTHER WORDS FROM dim
synonym study for dim
Examples from the Web for dimming
Besides changes in light bulbs, many consumers are showing increased interest in dimming and lighting controls.
Their dimming performance will rarely match that of an incandescent, but it is getting better as the technology improves.
My colleague Lloyd Green wrote last week of “The Sprawling, Dimming Age of Obama.”
Reporters declared it a bomb weeks before its release and blamed Cruise and his dimming appeal to moviegoers.
The night pressed in, blurring the sounds of the soldiers outside the blockhouse, dimming the fires.Beyond the Black River|Robert E. Howard
But the glory of one light must ever be the dimming of another.Penrod|Booth Tarkington
In the dimming glow of the fire I fancied I saw luminous eyes watching me, and the skin on my back crawled.The Door Through Space|Marion Zimmer Bradley
Mali stayed a little time; then she went on, for the light was dimming.My Neighbors|Caradoc Evans
Captain Downs instinctively squinted aloft at the scud which was dimming the stars; he sniffed at the volleying wind.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day
British Dictionary definitions for dimming
adjective dimmer or dimmest
verb dims, dimming or dimmed
Derived forms of dimdimly, adverbdimness, noun
Word Origin for dim
Idioms and Phrases with dimming
see take a dim view.