Definitions for glancingˈglæn sɪŋ, ˈglɑn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

glanc•ingˈglæn sɪŋ, ˈglɑn-(adj.)

  1. striking obliquely and bouncing off at an angle:

    a glancing blow.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. brief and indirect:

    glancing references to a previous case.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of glancing:




  1. glancing(Adjective)

    Making a superficial, obtuse contact with something.

    His fist caught a glancing blow to my jaw.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glancing

    of Glance

  2. Glancing(adj)

    shooting, as light

  3. Glancing(adj)

    flying off (after striking) in an oblique direction; as, a glancing shot

Anagrams of glancing

  1. clanging

Translations for glancing

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


which hits and glances off

a glancing blow.

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