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glitter

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EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

glitter (plural glitters)

  1. A bright, sparkling light; brilliant and showy luster; brilliancy; as, the glitter of arms; the glitter of royal equipage.
  2. A shiny, decorative adornment, sometimes sprinkled on glue to make simple artwork.

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VerbEdit

glitter (third-person singular simple present glitters, present participle glittering, simple past and past participle glittered)

  1. To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam.
    a glittering sword
    the glittering ornaments on a Christmas tree
    • Dryden
      The field yet glitters with the pomp of war.
  2. To be showy, specious, or striking, and hence attractive.
    the glittering scenes of a court

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

glitter m (uncountable)

  1. glitter (shiny, decorative adornment)

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

glitter n (uncountable)

  1. glitter; a shiny, decorative adornment

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Related termsEdit

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