from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. shiny, bright, glowing

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Darting beams of light; casting light in rays; flashing; coruscating.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Darting beams of light; gleaming; flashing; beaming.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

gleam +‎ -y


  • Christie wrapped her arms around herself and led him inside, into her vast kitchen, all gleamy stainless steel and shiny black granite, immaculate as an operating theater.

    Best Friends Forever

  • Biv spectrum, and oxfords that were shined up too gleamy to show off that nice shade of black suggesting death, taxes, and cervical cancer.

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  • Feeling the omnipresent pain in his hip, he negotiated his way to the little vehicle to see, astonishingly, that someone had pulled up in a brand new Dodge Charger, his dream vehicle, though this one was death black and gleamy.

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  • He was the one on the brand-new Kawasaki 400, a gleamy red dream machine, bigger than all the other bikes.

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  • And then Funny arrives and shes bouncing and smiling, her dark eyes gleamy, the corners of her mouth turned up like an elfs.

    The Fortunes of Indigo Skye

  • As the Wikipedia entry recounts, the original idea for Diamonds was to be a literal sequel to Goldfinger with Goldfinger's twin brother as the villain, and with diamonds standing in for gold as the gleamy thing of choice.

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  • These were not accidents, I thought—the gleam in his blue eyes was too gleamy.

    The Boys Next Door

  • Great yarn and those little gleamy glints -- what fun!

    Aw man...

  • "I practiced all morning," says the gleamy-eyed realtor.

    A Little Fascism Still Goes a Long Way

  • A pleasant and a friendly little water-spread is here, cheerful to the sunshine, and inviting to the moon, with a variety of gleamy streaks, according to the sky and breeze.

    Mary Anerley


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