from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Twilight; dusk.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. twilight, as at early morning or (especially) early evening; dusk
- n. sullenness; melancholy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Twilight; dusk; the fall of the evening.
- n. Sullenness; melancholy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fall of the evening as the time of dusk or gloom; the twilight.
- n. Hence—2. Closing period; decline: as, the gloaming of life.
- n. 3. Gloominess of mood or disposition; glooming.
- Of or pertaining to the gloaming or twilight.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the time of day immediately following sunset
Middle English gloming, from Old English glōmung, alteration (probably influenced by æfnung, evening) of glōm, dusk.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Old English glōmung. (Wiktionary)