verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- luster painting,
Origin of luster1
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Examples from the Web for luster
Yet when our speedster pauses for just a moment, the luster of The Flash fades.‘The Flash’ Review: Teen Angst Gets a Comic Book Quickie|Sujay Kumar|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He has already developed a hair product that enhances the luster of red hair and has plans for more products.
Needless to say, the gallows humor that is a hallmark of my former profession has lost much of its luster.
Luster says he believed his antiques and other possessions would be sold, with the proceeds going to his two young children.
That never happened, and Luster declared bankruptcy while sitting in prison.
The top crust should be smooth and should have a luster, which is usually spoken of as the "bloom" of the crust.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
No thought of wrong-doing had ever attached to them, and no shadow had dimmed the luster of their fair fame.The Burglar's Fate And The Detectives|Allan Pinkerton
It still preserves in a considerable degree the smoothness and luster of its original finish.Art in Shell of the Ancient Americans|William H. Holmes
But they do not let the sun lose its luster because a Jewish heretic has been condemned to the cross.Christ Legends|Selma Lagerlf
It seemed dark by comparison now she who lent it luster was gone.Love Me Little, Love Me Long|Charles Reade
"gloss, radiance," 1520s, from Middle French lustre "gloss, radiance" (14c.), common Romanic (cf. Spanish and Portuguese lustre, Rumanian lustru, Italian lustro "splendor, brilliancy"), from Latin lustrare "spread light over, brighten, illumine," related to lucere "shine," lux "light" (see light (n.)).
"one who lusts," 1590s, agent noun from lust (v.).