lustrous (comparative more lustrous, superlative most lustrous)
- Having a glow or lustre.
- c. 1601–1602 (date written), William Shakespeare, “Twelfe Night, or What You Will”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act IV, scene ii]:
- Why it hath bay windows transparent as barricadoes, and the clearstores toward the south north are as lustrous as ebony; and yet complainest thou of obstruction?
- 1837, L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], Ethel Churchill: Or, The Two Brides. […], volume I, London: Henry Colburn, […], →OCLC, page 304:
- There was not a cloud on the sky, save a few light vapours that congregated near the moon; but even they were lustrous with her presence.
- 1892, Walt Whitman, "Gods" in Leaves of Grass (abridged reprint of the 1892 edition), New York: The Modern Library, 1921, p. 232, 
- Or Time and Space,
- Or shape of Earth divine and wondrous,
- Or some fair shape I viewing, worship,
- Or lustrous orb of sun or star by night,
- Be ye my Gods.
- 1924, Herman Melville, Billy Budd, London: Constable & Co., Chapter 1,
- It was a hot noon in July; and his face, lustrous with perspiration, beamed with barbaric good humor.
- 1936, Wallace Stevens, "Meditation Celestial & Terrestrial" in The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971, p. 123,
- The wild warblers are warbling in the jungle
- Of life and spring and of the lustrous inundations,
- Flood on flood, of our returning sun.
- 2000, Philip Pullman, The Amber Spyglass, Random House Children's Books, 2001, Chapter 1,
- The sunlight lay heavy and rich on his lustrous golden fur, and his monkey hands turned a pine cone this way and that, snapping off the scales with sharp fingers and scratching out the sweet nuts.
- As if shining with a brilliant light; radiant.
having a glow or lustre