[ gloh-ming ]
/ ˈgloʊ mɪŋ /


twilight; dusk.


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Origin of gloaming

before 1000; Middle English gloming, Old English glōmung, derivative of glōm twilight

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British Dictionary definitions for gloaming

/ (ˈɡləʊmɪŋ) /


poetic twilight or dusk

Word Origin for gloaming

Old English glōmung, from glōm; related to Old Norse glāmr moon
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