Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: glimmering
IPA transcription: [ɡl'ɪmɚɪŋ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: inkling, intimation, glimmering, glimmer
    Meaning: a slight suggestion or vague understanding; "he had no inkling what was about to happen"
Usage examples
  • Like a distant star glimmering steadily in the darkness
  • Then, across the pale glimmering of sand, Henriot saw a figure moving.
  • A glimmering candlelight shone from a front window, the shutters being yet unclosed.
  • But as he went on and on, at last he saw a glimmering of light far far off in the wood.
  • The house of supposition, The glimmering frontier That skirts the acres of perhaps, To me shows insecure.
  • But there, it's merely a matter of time, I suppose.' He paused, and together they slowly ascended the path already glimmering with a heavy dew.
  • The two stood for a moment looking into the room, and Otto, his pale face glimmering in the gloom, sat upon the edge of the heavy wooden bench or bed, looking back at them out of his great blue eyes.