Definitions

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

  • adverb & adjective Glittering; sparkling.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a glitter; glittering.

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

  • adverb Glittering; in a glitter.

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

  • adjective glittering

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

  • adjective having brief brilliant points or flashes of light

Etymologies

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a- +‎ glitter

Examples

  • A slant of sunlight fell on it, and it was all aglitter with tiny specks of unmistakable free gold.

    Chapter XXVII

  • Mr. Pandit addressed the town-hall-style meeting in Delhi, aglitter under three enormous chandeliers.

    Citigroup's Pandit Returns to India

  • 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.

    Shadow Princess

  • 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.

    Shadow Princess

  • 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.

    Shadow Princess

  • “You should look at it, Highness,” Ishaq had said, eyes aglitter.

    Shadow Princess

  • “You should look at it, Highness,” Ishaq had said, eyes aglitter.

    Shadow Princess

  • “You should look at it, Highness,” Ishaq had said, eyes aglitter.

    Shadow Princess

  • Everythings aglitter, and the orchestra is playingviolins, cellosHail to the Chief.

    The Fortunes of Indigo Skye

  • The airship was only a hundred yards above the water, the afternoon sun bouncing from the waves and setting everything aglitter.

    LEVIATHAN

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