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lustered

[ luhs-terd ]
/ ˈlʌs tərd /
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adjective
having or finished with a luster.
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Origin of lustered

First recorded in 1855–60; luster1 + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM lustered

un·lus·tered, adjective
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How to use lustered in a sentence

  • They went through the orchard where the pears and pippins were lustered by the sheen and glister of the moon.

    Sinister Street, vol. 2|Compton Mackenzie
  • How delicately flushed she was and how her gray eyes were lustered with joy of the evening, or perhaps with fortunate tidings.

    Sinister Street, vol. 2|Compton Mackenzie
  • Was the viscose in the blanket that we have been examining lustered or delustered?

    Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • Wedgwood is credited with having first made the copper-and gold-lustered wares, but authentic proof of this is lacking.

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