American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. Glittering; sparkling.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a glitter; glittering.
- adj. glittering
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Glittering; in a glitter.
- adj. having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
- a- + glitter (Wiktionary)
“A slant of sunlight fell on it, and it was all aglitter with tiny specks of unmistakable free gold.”
“Mr. Pandit addressed the town-hall-style meeting in Delhi, aglitter under three enormous chandeliers.”
“They were clad in thin muslins, their legs bare and muscled under the sheer gowns of their peshwaz, their eyes outlined in kohl, their hair perfumed and aglitter with a freshly washed shine.”
““You should look at it, Highness,” Ishaq had said, eyes aglitter.”
“Everythings aglitter, and the orchestra is playingviolins, cellosHail to the Chief.”
“The airship was only a hundred yards above the water, the afternoon sun bouncing from the waves and setting everything aglitter.”
“The group of dancing lndios, aglitter in the torchlight with murky red and peacock, swayed and tottered as they stamped along, tum-ta-tóm-tum.”
“A perfect night: a moonless, black sky aglitter with pinpoint-size lights that barely illuminated the breathtaking landscape.”
“She breathes out with wanton eyes aglitter; white dust settles in her hair; a spotlight illuminates her spectacular visage with the quality of moonlight.”
“This tagine is even more glorious than your usual one since it's a crimson red Le Creuset version, and sits in your kitchen like a smooth erupted volcano, aglitter in the sunlight.”
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