Definition of Glimmering

1. Noun. A slight suggestion or vague understanding. "He had no inkling what was about to happen"

Exact synonyms: Glimmer, Inkling, Intimation
Generic synonyms: Suggestion
Derivative terms: Intimate, Intimate



Definition of Glimmering

1. n. Faint, unsteady light; a glimmer.

Definition of Glimmering

1. Verb. (present participle of glimmer) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Glimmering

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glimmering

gliffing
gliffings
gliffs
glift
glifts
glike
glikes
glim
glime
glimed
glimepiride
glimes
gliming
glimmer
glimmered
glimmering (current term)
glimmeringly
glimmerings
glimmers
glimmery
glimms
glimpse
glimpsed
glimpser
glimpsers
glimpses
glimpsing
glims
glint
glint in the milkman's eye

Literary usage of Glimmering

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1. Studies in the Scriptures by Charles Taze Russell (1886)
"Though in the light of subsequent developments this is full of significance to us, to them it was but a faint and glimmering light. ..."

2. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies by James Boswell (1791)
"... and deliberative; but, perhaps, you may find in them fome glimmering of evidence. " I cannot, however, but again recommend to you a conference with Lord ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, Thomas McIntyre Cooley (1872)
"(p ) if he hath any glimmering of reason, so ' "' J that he can tell his parents, his age, or the like common matters. But a man who is born deaf, ..."

4. An American Anthology, 1787-1900: Selections Illustrating the Editor's by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1900)
"Aerial, noiseless, past the glimmering coast She glided like a dream. Wonld we were leaning from your window now, Together calling to the eerie loon, ..."

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