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NOUN (2)

1. the quality of shining with a bright reflected light;
[syn: glitter, glister, glisten, scintillation, sparkle]

2. the occurrence of a small flash or spark;
[syn: glitter, sparkle, coruscation]


VERB (1)

1. be shiny, as if wet;
- Example: "His eyes were glistening"
[syn: glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glitter \Glit"ter\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glittered; p. pr. & vb. n. Glittering.] [OE. gliteren; akin to Sw. glittra, Icel. glitra, glita, AS. glitenian, OS. gl[imac]tan, OHG. gl[imac]zzan, G. gleissen, Goth. glitmunjan, and also to E. glint, glisten, and prob. glance, gleam.] [1913 Webster] 1. To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam; as, a glittering sword. [1913 Webster] The field yet glitters with the pomp of war. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To be showy, specious, or striking, and hence attractive; as, the glittering scenes of a court. Syn: To gleam; to glisten; to shine; to sparkle; to glare. See Gleam, Flash. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glitter \Glit"ter\, n. A bright, sparkling light; brilliant and showy luster; brilliancy; as, the glitter of arms; the glitter of royal equipage. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

glitter n 1: the quality of shining with a bright reflected light [syn: glitter, glister, glisten, scintillation, sparkle] 2: the occurrence of a small flash or spark [syn: glitter, sparkle, coruscation] v 1: be shiny, as if wet; "His eyes were glistening" [syn: glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

86 Moby Thesaurus words for "glitter": be somebody, be something, bespangle, blatancy, blink, blinking, brazenness, brilliance, colorfulness, coruscate, coruscation, crudeness, cut a dash, cut a figure, cut a swath, dash, dazzle, dazzlingness, extravagance, extravaganza, extravagation, figure, firefly, flagrancy, flamboyance, flash, flashiness, floridity, floridness, flourish, gaiety, garishness, gaudery, gaudiness, glamor, glance, glare, gleam, glimmer, glimmering, glint, glisk, glisten, glister, glittering, glow, glowworm, gorgeousness, jauntiness, jazziness, live, loudness, luridness, make a figure, make a show, make a splash, meretriciousness, obtrusiveness, ostentation, pageantry, panache, pizzazz, refulgence, scintilla, scintillate, scintillation, sensationalism, shamelessness, shimmer, shimmering, shine, showiness, spangle, spark, sparkle, spectacle, splash, splendor, splurge, sportiness, stroboscopic light, tawdriness, tinsel, twinkle, twinkling, vulgarness