Origin of sparkler
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Related Wordsstone, ornament, trinket, bead, bauble, gem, gemstone, gold, glass, treasure, bracelet, jewel, brooch, costume, necklace, knickknack, tiara, silver, earring, pendant
Examples from the Web for sparkler
Try drinking it via a porrón, a glass pitcher traditionally used with the Spanish sparkler cava.Holiday Wine Secrets
December 21, 2010
This sparkler pairs nicely with a tangy, salty, creamy cheese such as La Tur cheese from the Piedmont region of Italy.The Official Beverage of France
August 4, 2009
The devotion of Mr Sparkler was only to be equalled by the caprice and cruelty of his enslaver.
Amy had been thinking of this some one else too; for it was Mr Sparkler.
The sparkler—a big diamond—in a hollow place in the wood, kid!Tom Swift and his Motor-boat
If so, the place of meeting is the Sparkler's Bower, and the hour, one exactly.The Letters of Charles Dickens
I—ah—was not making any remark that could be described as a sparkler, Sir.
- a type of firework that throws out showers of sparks
- informal a sparkling gem
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Word Origin and History for sparkler
in the hand-held fireworks sense, 1879, agent noun from sparkle (v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper