Dictionary.com

gloam

[ glohm ]
/ gloʊm /
Save This Word!

noun Archaic.
twilight; gloaming.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of gloam

First recorded in 1815–25; back formation from gloaming
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use gloam in a sentence

FEEDBACK