verb (used without object)
Origin of gleam
Examples from the Web for gleaming
Nothing does it quite like deftly decapitating a bottle of bubbly with a gleaming blade.
But then, like a scene in a horror movie, she will wake as though someone were coming at her with a gleaming knife.
I jammed my thumb into my mouth and almost choked on it while the screen lit up with sunny skies on a gleaming lake.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Caroline and John Jr. took great interest in the gleaming dirk.
Director Ridley Scott, however, must have found the image of Cameron Diaz astride a gleaming sports car too good not to show.The Best Scenes From Cormac McCarthy’s ‘The Counselor’ Screenplay|Thomas Flynn|October 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After perhaps two minutes he gave the signal and again Ned flashed the gleaming bulb.The Air Ship Boys|H.L. Sayler
Only her gleaming red-gold hair and her full red lips slightly counteracted this impression.The Greater Power|Harold Bindloss
(b) You hear a noise in the night, and see a bright light; a gleaming rod.The Haunting of Low Fennel|Sax Rohmer
Gold saw I gleaming in thy night-eye—my heart stood still with the joy of it.Friedrich Nietzsche|Georg Brandes
And higher up there was another row of gleaming spear-points.Viking Tales|Jennie Hall