[ glook ]

  1. Alma Reba Fiersohn; Mme. Efrem Zimbalist, 1884–1938, U.S. operatic soprano, born in Romania.

  2. Chris·toph Wil·li·bald von [kris-tawf vil-i-bahlt fuhn], /ˈkrɪs tɔf ˈvɪl ɪˌbɑlt fən/, 1714–87, German operatic composer.

  1. Louise, born 1943, U.S. poet.

Words Nearby Gluck Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Gluck in a sentence

  • Santa Monica neighbor Barbara Gluck, a former New York Times photographer, saw a different side.

    Whitey Bulger's Wily Girl | Christine Pelisek | June 27, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • So in the Elysian field, to the solemn strains of Gluck's melodies, move without grief or bliss the graceful shades.

  • Then there was silence, but for the "Gluck" with which we lifted our feet from the slush.

    Auld Licht Idylls | J. M. Barrie
  • It is one of the glories of Berlin to give Gluck's operas, and it is also something of a glory to have "die Wagner."

  • An Indian would have had to Gluck and cluck and glut for half a minute to make these three words plain.

    John Ermine of the Yellowstone | Frederic Remington
  • What if we compared our own landscape with the music of Gluck or Mozart?

    South America To-day | Georges Clemenceau

British Dictionary definitions for Gluck


/ (German ɡlʊk) /

  1. Christoph Willibald von (ˈkrɪstɔf ˈvɪlibalt fɔn). 1714–87, German composer, esp of operas, including Orfeo ed Euridice (1762) and Alceste (1767)

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