verb (used without object)
Origin of glimmer
Examples from the Web for glimmer
In the Kurdish area, tourism offers a glimmer of hope in a region crippled by decades of violence.
We always want to focus on what we can do to help, to find that glimmer of optimism.How One Doctor Mastered the Art of Delivering Life-Changing Diagnoses|Russell Saunders|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“There is a glimmer of possibility” that humanity could still turn this trajectory around, Lenton told me.The End of the Arctic? Ocean Could be Ice Free by 2015|Mark Hertsgaard|December 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
What comes next is a bit mind bending—a glimmer of autobiography disguised as fictional prognostication.
There was a glimmer of hope when, last April, Congress decided it was time to regulate themselves.
It was not an easy business to let any glimmer of spiritual light in upon the darkness of that sordid mind.Fenton's Quest|M. E. Braddon
And whether he suspects anything, or has a glimmer of the truth, I do not know.The Prisoner of Zenda|Anthony Hope
No; he could not, if he were to follow his glimmer and hold his thread, seek succour from Marian.Christmas Roses and Other Stories|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
The glimmer of my own candle in a further room guided me, and I was soon at the top of the corkscrew staircase.Wilfrid Cumbermede|George MacDonald
When we entered the lawn, lights began to glimmer in the house.Ernest Linwood|Caroline Lee Hentz