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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. having brief brilliant points or flashes of light;
- Example: "bugle beads all aglitter"
- Example: "glinting eyes"
- Example: "glinting water"
- Example: "his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent"
- Example: "shop window full of glittering Christmas trees"
- Example: "glittery costume jewelry"
- Example: "scintillant mica"
- Example: "the scintillating stars"
- Example: "a dress with sparkly sequins"
- Example: "`glistering' is an archaic term"
[syn: aglitter(p), coruscant, fulgid, glinting, glistering, glittering, glittery, scintillant, scintillating, sparkly]


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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

glittering adj 1: having brief brilliant points or flashes of light; "bugle beads all aglitter"; "glinting eyes"; "glinting water"; "his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent"; "shop window full of glittering Christmas trees"; "glittery costume jewelry"; "scintillant mica"; "the scintillating stars"; "a dress with sparkly sequins"; "`glistering' is an archaic term" [syn: aglitter(p), coruscant, fulgid, glinting, glistering, glittering, glittery, scintillant, scintillating, sparkly]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "glittering": blinking, blinky, brave, bravura, braw, chichi, coruscant, coruscating, daring, dashing, dressy, exhibitionistic, flashing, flashy, flaunting, frilly, frothy, gallant, gay, glimmering, glimmerous, glimmery, glistening, glistering, glittery, jaunty, jazzy, rakish, scintillant, scintillating, scintillescent, shimmering, shimmery, showy, snazzy, spangly, sparkling, splashy, splurgy, sporty, tinselly, twinkling, twinkly