Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In momentary glints or peeps; glintingly.

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  • adjective Glinting.

Etymologies

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a- +‎ glint

Examples

  • "I hope it'll be like the Plaza Hotel," he says, brown eyes aglint.

    Back In Black

  • "I hope it'll be like the Plaza Hotel," he says, brown eyes aglint.

    Back In Black

  • Her cap, perched precariously, was sliding off, while her flying hair, aglint in the sunshine, framed her face as he had seen it framed on the Dyea

    CHAPTER 25

  • Smiling brightly at this tribute, Sissy continued to look about the ballroom, her eyes aglint with excitement.

    Nevermore

  • At precisely that time, young Von Ribbentrop entered the school art competition with an atrocious triptych depicting ancient Germans encamped before a blazing dawn, their horned helmets silhouetted against the red and mauve of the empyrean, while the breastplates of the flaxen-haired women were aglint with hateful optimism.

    An Autobiography

  • She danced to the flowers in her hand, to the trees, the sky, her face aglint with changing smiles, her skirts rippling like water.

    The Nest Builder

  • It might have been the scene of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" as I made my way through thickets all aglint with the first green of the spring's foliage, treading on a carpet of white and yellow flowers and accompanied on my way by butterflies and flying beetles.

    The Soul of the War

  • From him I glanced towards his pursuers (they being already upon the reef) and counted nine of them running hitherward and the moon aglint on the weapons they bore.

    Martin Conisby's Vengeance

  • Lad's sinewy body was crouching above it, fangs aglint, eyes blazing with hot menace.

    Further Adventures of Lad

  • Then, stepping back a pace, he looked up, eagerly, into the dumfounded man's face, tail waving, dark eyes aglint with expectation.

    Further Adventures of Lad

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