Definitions for sparkleˈspɑr kəl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
spar•kleˈspɑr kəl(v.; n.)-kled, -kling
(v.i.)to shine or glisten with little gleams of light, as a brilliant gem; glitter.
to be brilliant, lively, or vivacious.
to emit little sparks, as burning matter.
(of wine, soda water, etc.) to effervesce.
(v.t.)to cause to sparkle.
(n.)a sparkling appearance, luster, or play of light; glitter.
brilliance, liveliness, or vivacity.
a little spark or fiery particle.
Origin of sparkle:
sparkle, twinkle, spark, light(noun)
merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
"he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes"
glitter, sparkle, coruscation(noun)
the occurrence of a small flash or spark
glitter, glister, glisten, scintillation, sparkle(verb)
the quality of shining with a bright reflected light
sparkle, scintillate, coruscate(verb)
"Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside"
sparkle, scintillate, coruscate(verb)
be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity
"The musical performance sparkled"; "A scintillating conversation"; "his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall"
emit or produce sparks
"A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark"
foam, froth, fizz, effervesce, sparkle, form bubbles(verb)
become bubbly or frothy or foaming
"The boiling soup was frothing"; "The river was foaming"; "Sparkling water"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to shine with points of light that appear and disappear
stars sparkling at night
to be lively and exciting
Her eyes sparkled with excitement.; the sparkle of diamonds; a speech with no sparkle
A little spark; a scintillation.
the sparkle of a diamond.
To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle.
To manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash.
To emit little bubbles, as certain kinds of liquors; to effervesce; as, sparkling wine.
To emit in the form or likeness of sparks.
To scatter on or over.
Origin: from sparken + -le
a little spark; a scintillation
brilliancy; luster; as, the sparkle of a diamond
to emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle
to manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash
to emit little bubbles, as certain kinds of liquors; to effervesce; as, sparkling wine
to emit in the form or likeness of sparks
to scatter on or over
Sparkle is a 1976 American film directed by Sam O'Steen and released by Warner Bros. Pictures. Inspired by The Supremes, Sparkle is a period film set in Harlem, New York during the late 1950s and early 1960s which follows the rough lives and careers of singer Sparkle Williams and her family and friends. The film stars Philip Michael Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee, Dwan Smith, Mary Alice, Dorian Harewood, and Tony King. Curtis Mayfield served as the composer and producer of Sparkle's songs and score.
Translations for sparkle
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an effect like that made by little sparks
There was a sudden sparkle as her diamond ring caught the light.
- بَريق، تألُّقArabic
- brilhoPortuguese (BR)
- das FunkelnGerman
- glimten; funklenDanish
- centelleo, destelloSpanish
- iskra, blistanjeCroatian
- geisli, neistiIcelandic
- scintillio, luccichioItalian
- žibėjimas, žėrėjimasLithuanian
- dzirkstīšana; zibsnīšanaLatvian
- iskrzenie, błyskPolish
- gnistrande, tindrandeSwedish
- parıltı, ışıltıTurkish
- 閃耀Chinese (Trad.)
- виблискування, блискотінняUkrainian
- چمک دمکUrdu
- sự tóe lửa, sự lấp lánhVietnamese
- 闪耀Chinese (Simp.)
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