Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb & adjective Brightly shining.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Gleaming; in a gleaming state.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Gleaming.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Glowing with subdued light.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective bright with a steady but subdued shining

Etymologies

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a- +‎ gleam

Examples

  • At last the great night arrived, and Mistletoe Manor was agleam with lights and alive with guests, and aglow with gaiety.

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  • They see only the empty, moon-washed lawn agleam with winter frost behind the cheery, reflected glow of the fire that warms my bedchamber.

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  • They see only the empty, moon-washed lawn agleam with winter frost behind the cheery, reflected glow of the fire that warms my bedchamber.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • "We'll have to get you a proper bra," she says, eyes agleam, kneading the subject's mammaries, sometimes heaving them apart and hoisting them aloft for good measure.

    Charlie Brooker's Screen burn: What Not To Wear

  • She bent over the desk, her dark hair agleam with the golden haze of the final lingering rays of light.

    One Night in Scotland

  • “As though you had the choice of it,” she mocked, but her gaze darted toward the castle, the roof faintly agleam as dawn crept stealthily into the sky.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • And every street was agleam, as if Dwaraka were truly lined with gold!

    Kanha's Dream

  • “As though you had the choice of it,” she mocked, but her gaze darted toward the castle, the roof faintly agleam as dawn crept stealthily into the sky.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • “As though you had the choice of it,” she mocked, but her gaze darted toward the castle, the roof faintly agleam as dawn crept stealthily into the sky.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • The late-afternoon light broke through the clouds, shining on the box and setting it agleam.

    One Night in Scotland

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