What does glisten mean?

Definitions for glisten
ˈglɪs ənglis·ten

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glitter, glister, glisten, scintillation, sparkleverb

    the quality of shining with a bright reflected light

  2. glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shineverb

    be shiny, as if wet

    "His eyes were glistening"

Wiktionary

  1. glistennoun

    a glittering shine; a scintillation, sparkle or flash

    Etymology: From glisnian.

  2. glistenverb

    to reflect light with a glittering luster; to sparkle, coruscate, glint or flash

    Etymology: From glisnian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glistenverb

    to sparkle or shine; especially, to shine with a mild, subdued, and fitful luster; to emit a soft, scintillating light; to gleam; as, the glistening stars

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Glisten

    glis′n, v.i. to glitter or sparkle with light: to shine.—n. glitter. [M. E. glis-ien, to shine—A.S. glisnian, to shine; cf. Dut. glinsteren.]

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Anagrams for glisten »

  1. niglets, singlet, sniglet, tingles

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glisten in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glisten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of glisten in a Sentence

  1. Founder Rosie Akauola-Fine:

    It’s been used for centuries and it’s used to glisten the body to beautify the dancer.

  2. John Keats:

    Tis the witching hour of night, Orbed is the moon and bright, And the stars they glisten, glisten, Seeming with bright eyes to listen For what listen they

  3. John Keats:

    Tis the witching hour of night, Orbed is the moon and bright, And the stars they glisten, glisten, Seeming with bright eyes to listen For what listen they?

Images & Illustrations of glisten

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    pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    • A. blistering
    • B. hatched
    • C. handsome
    • D. plush

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