What does glitter mean?

Definitions for glitter
ˈglɪt ərglit·ter

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word glitter.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. glitter, glister, glisten, scintillation, sparkle(noun)

    the quality of shining with a bright reflected light

  2. glitter, sparkle, coruscation(verb)

    the occurrence of a small flash or spark

  3. glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine(verb)

    be shiny, as if wet

    "His eyes were glistening"


  1. glitter(Noun)

    A bright, sparkling light; brilliant and showy luster; brilliancy; as, the glitter of arms; the glitter of royal equipage.

  2. glitter(Noun)

    A shiny, decorative adornment, sometimes sprinkled on glue to make simple artwork.

  3. glitter(Verb)

    To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam; as, a glittering sword.

  4. glitter(Verb)

    To be showy, specious, or striking, and hence attractive; as, the glittering scenes of a court.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glitter(verb)

    to sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam; as, a glittering sword

  2. Glitter(verb)

    to be showy, specious, or striking, and hence attractive; as, the glittering scenes of a court

  3. Glitter(noun)

    a bright, sparkling light; brilliant and showy luster; brilliancy; as, the glitter of arms; the glitter of royal equipage


  1. Glitter

    Glitter describes an assortment of very small, flat, and reflective particles. When these particles are applied to surfaces, they each reflect light in different angles causing the surface to sparkle or glitter. Glitter is similar to, but smaller than confetti or sequins. Glitter has been produced and used decoratively since prehistoric times from many different materials including mica, insects, glass, and now plastic.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Glitter

    glit′ėr, v.i. to glisten, to sparkle with light: to be splendid: to be showy.—n. lustre: brilliancy.—adjs. Glitt′erand (Spens.), sparkling, glittering; Glitt′ering, shining: splendid: brilliant.—adv. Glitt′eringly. [M. E. gliteren; cf. Ice. glitra, Mid. High Ger. glitzern.]

Editors Contribution

  1. glitter

    A type of product created and designed in various colors, consistency and styles.

    Glitter is used joyfully as a product in arts and craft, painting, product making etc.

    Submitted by anonymous on November 9, 2015  

How to pronounce glitter?

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How to say glitter in sign language?

  1. glitter


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glitter in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glitter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of glitter in a Sentence

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Extremely sexy You are juicy, sweet as the most juicy sweet fruit, extremely sexy girl. Touching on your burning fire with passion of skin, such sugar sweet, colorful, sensual and picturesque. I have amazing feelings, considering your divinely beautiful skin color. Juicy, sweet, dark skin. Exquisitely beautiful golden glitter dark skin of sweet appearance. Maximum juicy skin color. Increased level of sexuality. Turbo is sexy, hipper juicy, too hot. Over the burning hot well well, just shhhh, well just an Auch., I Squeeze my lips, and tongue protrudes with admiration and horny. It sounds so tender and beautiful. Sensually tender chocolate skin, sweet temptation of sincere love sweet juicy candy in the universe. From you the libido rises sharply and there is a powerful energy of excitement and love and take-off of light feelings and some emotions of admiration. Your skin is like a jewel, shimmers with bright seductive shades of temptation - this is a masterpiece of painting, sculptural perfection of body shapes. You have a particularly unique rare skin color - the color of the strongest temptation. Every movement and gesture of your body seduces and hypnotically falls in love so erotically and beautifully, especially your eyes the color of black agate. You are my only cure for all ailments. All you want is my heart and soul, you are my highest dream in the universe. Aggressively craving sex only with you, to be an eternal part of you and the continuation of your soul and heart. My love for you is a very beautiful erotic of love feelings. I feel only you alone, while everything else seems dead and alien. Your skin color is a gentle fire of love and sex. You ignite me with your powerful energy of love and my love grows and thrives becomes deeper and soars upward like a bird my soul dreams of you since childhood my sweetest dreams are your thoughts. My brain breaks from love for you, you are so beautiful, hypper is sweet and sweet that I am afraid to get diabetes by kissing you. You are the most ingenious thought of the millennium and the very eternity created by the universe, there are no geniuses of the gene chain simply, you cannot imagine something more beautiful than you are human and the divine mind is simply not capable. Sex with you is the highest level of spiritual enjoyment in the universe. Your kisses lead you to a world far above heaven. You are stunningly gorgeous, I will love and want you forever and forever and dream of you every second imagining that you are near. After all, you are sweeter than honey and chocolate and nicer than a billion puppies and kittens. Your beauty is prosaic poetry long in eternity. I am drawn to you every second for days, I count the minutes when I can finally see you being in constant thoughts about you, in my thoughts I see nothing but you. And often I see you in my romantic dreams. Your obsession is only increasing every day. You're too juicy. I would kiss your body for a day, and thank God every day for giving you. I'm Following you, I'm ready to go forever. The sun and moon illuminate you so beautifully like an angel from higher heavens. So prosaically exposing your beauty and love affair with you - this is the true beauty and the highest value of eternity. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Nicole DeHoff:

    We used Vaseline to help the glitter stick to Samantha’s skin, and then we applied the glitter in a rainbow sequence. This session fell together better than any session I could have planned in my head, the images turned out exactly how I had hoped, and we were able to capture the beauty of pregnancy, and honor Victoria.

  3. Erik Pevernagie:

    Real friends are rare pearls which glitter when they are needed. Pigs should not make friends with butchers.

  4. Sipho P Nkosi:

    Once your eyes glitter by the light, don't dare being in the dark.

  5. J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring, 1954:

    All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost.

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