American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Archaic Twilight; gloaming.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The gloaming.
- To grow dark: as, it begins to gloam.
- 2. To be sullen; gloom.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To begin to grow dark; to grow dusky.
- v. obsolete To be sullen or morose.
- n. rare The twilight; gloaming.
- n. the time of day immediately following sunset
- Back-formation from gloaming. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“gloam" is the word from the crossword puzzle that we couldn't figure out! so we made up the word g'voam instead.”
“Sitting up on one of the lion sculptures, alone in the dusky gloam, Rovender Kitt stared out at the skies as the top of the sun sank below the inky landscape.”
“The bullet from nowhere, the theody in the gloam, the silent stones: a true mystery and its answer are one.”
“In the gloam, her teeth shone as green as grass, and her ancient monkey head was surmounted by a souffle of a cap.”
“In the gloam, I made a search for such but found none.”
“And now President Ford, eager for the historic, enters the mist-heavy gloam of "foreign policy.”
“Ungathered toys; our hearth-light cut the gloam; 10”
“To everything around the place, an 'in the twilight gloam”
“But when a thunder storm comes up, Ma sits an 'shivers in the gloam”
“Sounded as some far strife through the star-haunted gloam.”
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