[ lahyt-struhk ]

  1. (of a film or the like) damaged by accidental exposure to light.

Origin of light-struck

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby light-struck Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use light-struck in a sentence

  • When morning light struck the water, there was a pair of widgeons, along with green-winged and cinnamon teals.

  • Again the blinding light struck at me, the sickening shaking of the vibrance welled through me.

    Valley of the Croen | Lee Tarbell
  • It was a dark red, and where the light struck it strongly there were places like fire.

    Riders of the Silences | John Frederick
  • As he turned his head, double pins of light struck yellow dots in his dark eyes, and then went out as he turned from the lamp.

    The Jewels of Aptor | Samuel R. Delany
  • Twenty feet later Snake's light struck a lava cliff that sheered up into the darkness.

    The Jewels of Aptor | Samuel R. Delany
  • Where the light struck dead trees they stood out wraith-like from the dark wave of the forest.

    The Pioneers | Katharine Susannah Prichard