verb (used without object)
Origin of gleam
SYNONYMS FOR gleam
Related formsgleam·ing·ly, adverbgleam·less, adjectiveout·gleam, verb (used with object)un·gleam·ing, adjective
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