[ glim-er-ing ]
/ ˈglɪm ər ɪŋ /


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


shining faintly or unsteadily; shimmering.

Nearby words

  1. gliding joint,
  2. gliding lemur,
  3. glim,
  4. glimmer,
  5. glimmer ice,
  6. glimmeringly,
  7. glimpse,
  8. glin,
  9. glinka,
  10. glinka, mikhail ivanovich

Origin of glimmering

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

Related formsglim·mer·ing·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019