- having luster; shining; luminous: lustrous eyes.
- brilliant; splendid; resplendent; illustrious: a lustrous career.
Origin of lustrous
SynonymsSee more synonyms for lustrous on Thesaurus.com
1. gleaming, radiant, glowing, shimmering. 2. refulgent, dazzling, gorgeous.
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Examples from the Web for lustrous
Is he a bearded Mongolian warrior on horseback, decked out in lustrous jade and gold armor?‘The Search for General Tso’: The Origins of America’s Favorite Chinese Dish, General Tso’s Chicken
April 19, 2014
The Duchess stepped out last night with a deeper tone to her lustrous locks.Kate Chops A Few Inches, Gets New Hair Color And Banishes Gray Roots
November 29, 2013
As for our current adventure in Mesopotamia, consider this lustrous alumni roster.Sorry, Dad, I'm Voting for Obama
October 10, 2008
The colouring is not so good; in the mass, it is not so lustrous, nor so varied.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)
William Delisle Hay
A beam from the Angel's lustrous eyes fell on a lady at the next table.Another Sheaf
His eyes were large, dark, and lustrous, the expression usually sad.Gerald Fitzgerald
Charles James Lever
His full eyelids were dreamily lowered over his lustrous eyes.Sacrifice
Stephen French Whitman
And like the golden, lustrous gleaming of the snow he felt his own thirst bright in him.The Prussian Officer
D. H. Lawrence
Word Origin and History for lustrous
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