verb (used without object), spar·kled, spar·kling.
verb (used with object), spar·kled, spar·kling.
Origin of sparkle
Synonyms for sparkle
Examples from the Web for sparkling
Contemporary Examples of sparkling
All Champagne is sparkling wine but not all sparkling wine is Champagne.Champagne: You’re Drinking It All Wrong
December 20, 2014
Armed with a breakfast burrito and sparkling Mimosa, we strongly disagree.Don’t Diss the Beauty of Brunch: Defending Our Favorite Meal
October 15, 2014
And he has remained perpetually ready for whatever else might arise, keeping his truck as sparkling as his persona.The President and the Tow Truck Driver
September 25, 2014
Her bones stick up from the ground, and water has sealed them with a sparkling calcite coating.The Cave Where Mayans Sacrificed Humans Is Open for Visitors
August 14, 2014
I opened my eyes as the screen brightened with waves of sparkling water.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’
April 8, 2014
Historical Examples of sparkling
It really was her beautiful cross with the sparkling stones, and quite unharmed.Moni the Goat-Boy
Lemonade, made of sparkling spring water, was a common drink.
One cannot always be original and sparkling, and it is wiser not to try too persistently.Roden's Corner
Henry Seton Merriman
It mocked and jeered at them with sparkling waves of warmth.Slaves of Mercury
He made very light of a brace of partridges and a bottle of sparkling Moselle.Henry Dunbar
M. E. Braddon
Word Origin for sparkle
c.1200, frequentative verb form of Middle English sparke (see spark). Of wines, from early 15c. Related: Sparkled; sparkling.
early 14c., from sparkle (v.).