glittery

glittery
adjective
having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
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bugle beads all aglitter

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glinting eyes

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glinting water

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his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent

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shop window full of glittering Christmas trees

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glittery costume jewelry

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scintillant mica

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the scintillating stars

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a dress with sparkly sequins

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`glistering' is an archaic term

Syn:
Similar to: ↑bright
Derivationally related forms: ↑sparkle (for: ↑sparkly), ↑scintillate (for: ↑scintillant), ↑glitter, ↑coruscate (for: ↑coruscant)

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  • glittery — adjective see glitter II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • glittery — glit|ter|y [ glıtəri ] adjective INFORMAL bright and shining with a lot of quick flashes of light …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • glittery — adj. sparkly, shiny, reflecting light, brilliant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glittery — glit·tery …   English syllables

  • glittery — UK [ˈɡlɪtərɪ] / US adjective informal bright and shining with a lot of quick flashes of light …   English dictionary

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