glister

[ glis-ter ]
/ ˈglɪs tər /

verb (used without object) Archaic.

to glisten; glitter.

noun

glitter; sparkle.

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Origin of glister

1350–1400; Middle English; akin to glisten

OTHER WORDS FROM glister

glis·ter·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for glister

glister
/ (ˈɡlɪstə) /

verb, noun

an archaic word for glitter

Derived forms of glister

glisteringly, adverb

Word Origin for glister

C14: probably from Middle Dutch glisteren
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