verb (used without object)
- glisson's capsule,
- glitter ice,
Origin of glitter
Examples from the Web for glitter
Neil Patrick Harris, Hedwig and the Angry Inch Neil Patrick Harris in fishnets, high heels, and glitter could be a great gag.Hedwig, Hugh & Michael Cera: 12 Powerhouse Theater Performances of 2014|Janice Kaplan|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I sew, glue, glitter, cut, and tie numerous things onto my products to make the final creation.
Beyoncé Covers Flaunt Magazine In Only Glitter: If you like it, then you should put some glitter on it.CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists Announced; Beyoncé Wears Nothing But Glitter|The Fashion Beast Team|July 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You knew this would be razzle-dazzle, filled with glitter and popping bottles and Jay-Z.‘The Great Gatsby’ Debate: Is Baz Luhrmann’s Film Genius or Rubbish?|Marlow Stern, Isabel Wilkinson|May 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And paint the whole head rosy, and put the glitter in his eyes.Richard Ben Cramer Dies: Iconic Writer Had an Unerring Ear for Dialogue|John Avlon|January 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She saw it all from that point of view which takes the glitter off the brightest surface.Hester, Volume 1 (of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
Everywhere the trees and bushes were loaded with crystal drops upon which no sun shone to make them glitter.Patty's Perversities|Arlo Bates
Why, if the room was dark you'd think you could see just the same with all that glitter there.McTeague|Frank Norris
Some were so near we could hear their trumpets and bells, and see the glitter of the sun on the muzzles of their guns.Sir Ludar|Talbot Baines Reed
The glitter in her eyes showed that the batteries were ready to be unmasked.A Mysterious Disappearance|Gordon Holmes
Word Origin for glitter
c.1300, glideren (late 14c. as gliteren), from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse glitra "to glitter," from glit "brightness," from Proto-Germanic *glit- "shining, bright" (cf. Old English glitenian "to glitter, shine; be distinguished," Old High German glizzan, German glitzern, Gothic glitmunjan), from PIE *ghleid- (cf. Greek khlidon, khlidos "ornament"), from root *ghel- "to shine, glitter" (see glass). Related: Glittered; glittering. The noun is c.1600, from the verb. Glitter rock is from 1972.
see all that glitters is not gold.