Definitions

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

  • adverb & adjective In a glow; glowing.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a glow; glowing: as, her cheeks were all aglow.

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

  • adverb In a glow; glowing

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

  • adjective glowing; radiant

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

  • adjective softly bright or radiant

Etymologies

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a- +‎ glow

Examples

  • When he turned off the lights the bed spread was "aglow" in sperm shootings all over the thing.

    John McCain said he'd hate to live in Milwaukee?!

  • She looked ahead to spring with both a longing and a joy, and all who knew her said her face was simply "aglow" with radiance.

    Covenant

  • The worn but spit-shined sanctuary is silent this weekday morning and the life-size statues of La Virgen de Guadalupe and St. Jude, aglow in shadowy candlelight, gaze benevolently out of their gaudy, flower-bedecked encasements.

    American Grace

  • Remember that your light is so small and fragile a thing that it requires all of your concentration to keep it aglow, like birthday candles in a hurricane.

    Nancy Chuda: To Invent Fire

  • Remember that your light is so small and fragile a thing that it requires all of your concentration to keep it aglow, like birthday candles in a hurricane.

    Nancy Chuda: To Invent Fire

  • I moved on, my heart aglow with the unexpected memory of making a lifelong commitment to my future wife.

    Robert Koehler: 20,000 Days

  • I moved on, my heart aglow with the unexpected memory of making a lifelong commitment to my future wife.

    Robert Koehler: 20,000 Days

  • If you look at any photograph of the Boddies, they're always smiling; you see Louise working at the stamper – which is a gruelling, nasty job – and she's all aglow.

    Homemade soul: the musical legacy of the Boddie Recording Company

  • I moved on, my heart aglow with the unexpected memory of making a lifelong commitment to my future wife.

    Robert Koehler: 20,000 Days

  • I moved on, my heart aglow with the unexpected memory of making a lifelong commitment to my future wife.

    Robert Koehler: 20,000 Days

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