lustrous

[ luhs-truhs ]
/ ˈlʌs trəs /

adjective

having luster; shining; luminous: lustrous eyes.
brilliant; splendid; resplendent; illustrious: a lustrous career.

Nearby words

  1. lustrate,
  2. lustrative,
  3. lustre,
  4. lustreware,
  5. lustring,
  6. lustrously,
  7. lustrum,
  8. lusty,
  9. lusus naturae,
  10. lut desert

Origin of lustrous

First recorded in 1595–1605; lust(e)r1 + -ous

SYNONYMS FOR lustrous
1. gleaming, radiant, glowing, shimmering. 2. refulgent, dazzling, gorgeous.

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Word Origin and History for lustrous

lustrous

c.1600, from luster + -ous. Related: Lustrously; lustrousness.

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