verb (used without object)
Origin of glow
Synonyms for glow
Related Words for glowbloom, radiance, glare, blossom, light, brilliance, intensity, glimmer, gleam, glitter, warmth, ray, afterglow, shine, glisten, twinkle, flare, flush, brighten, blaze
Examples from the Web for glow
Contemporary Examples of glow
Glow: The Autobiography of Rick JamesRick James David Ritz (Atria Books) Where to begin?The Best Memoirs of 2014
December 9, 2014
Of course, in her Neverland they bleach your teeth so white they glow and Madonna coaches you on your convincing British accent.‘Peter Pan Live!’ Review: No Amount of Clapping Brings It to Life
December 5, 2014
“He said, ‘Look in the mirror, and see the glow in your face,’” Allison recalls Cosby saying, according to the Daily News.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004
November 24, 2014
In order to get the ghosts to glow, we had to do what was called a double burn.Garfield Television: The Cat Who Saved Primetime Cartoons
November 5, 2014
However, exposed rock and larger sand grains have higher thermal inertia, so they glow more brightly.The Best Map of Mars Yet
Matthew R. Francis
July 20, 2014
Historical Examples of glow
And were he only—but I will not make you glow, as you read—upon my word I will not.
I do so; and cannot own any of the glow, any of the throbs you mention.
No, he could not—which admission did not lessen the glow on his cheek.
The glow on her cheeks was not all caused by the fresh air of the spring day.
Eileen had been complimented until she was in a glow of delight.Her Father's Daughter
Word Origin for glow
Old English glowan "to glow, shine as if red-hot," from Proto-Germanic base *glo- (cf. Old Saxon gloian, Old Frisian gled "glow, blaze," Old Norse gloa, Old High German gluoen, German glühen "to glow"), from PIE *ghel- (see glass). Figuratively from late 14c. Related: Glowed; glowing.
mid-15c., from glow (v).