glimmering

[ glim-er-ing ]
/ ˈglɪm ər ɪŋ /
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noun

a faint or unsteady light; glimmer.
a faint glimpse or idea; inkling.

adjective

shining faintly or unsteadily; shimmering.

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Origin of glimmering

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at glimmer, -ing1, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM glimmering

glim·mer·ing·ly, adverb
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