What does glitter mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term 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"

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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 arts and craft or decorative substance and product created and designed in various colors, substances and styles and used for a variety of purposes.

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

How to pronounce glitter?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say glitter in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Casey Motes:

    We tried nine or 10 different types of glitter, all food-grade.

  2. Sipho P Nkosi:

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

  3. J. R. R. Tolkien:

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

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

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

  5. Publilius Syrus:

    Fortune is like glass--the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.

Images & Illustrations of glitter

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