What does lustrous mean?

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ˈlʌs trəslus·trous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bright, burnished, lustrous, shining, shinyadjective

    made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow

    "bright silver candlesticks"; "a burnished brass knocker"; "she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves"; "rows of shining glasses"; "shiny black patents"

  2. lustrousadjective


    "set a lustrous example for others to follow"; "lustrous actors of the time"

  3. glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shiningadjective

    reflecting light

    "glistening bodies of swimmers"; "the horse's glossy coat"; "lustrous auburn hair"; "saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet"; "shining white enamel"


  1. lustrousadjective

    Having a glow.

  2. lustrousadjective

    As if shining with a brilliant light; radiant.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Lustrousadjective

    Bright; shining; luminous.

    Etymology: from lustre.

    Noble heroes, my sword and yours are kin, good sparks and lustrous. William Shakespeare, All’s well that ends well.

    The more lustrous the imagination is, it filleth and fixeth the better. Francis Bacon, Nat. Hist. №. 956.


  1. lustrous

    Lustrous refers to something that is shiny, bright or glossy, often due to its reflective properties or polished surface. It is often used to describe materials like metals, minerals, fabrics, hair or eyes that have a shine or glow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lustrousadjective

    bright; shining; luminous

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. lustreux. See 3d Luster.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lustrous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lustrous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of lustrous in a Sentence

  1. Phillips Brooks:

    The earth has grown old with its burden of care But at Christmas it always is young, The heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair And its soul full of music breaks the air, When the song of angels is sung.

  2. Somadeva:

    The empty beds of rivers fill again; Trees leafless now renew their vernal bloom; Returning moons their lustrous phase resume; But man a second youth expects in vain.*

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