Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: shimmer
IPA transcription: [ʃ'ɪmɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: shimmer, play
    Meaning: a weak and tremulous light; "the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers"; "the play of light on the water"
Usage examples
  • The mist and shimmer of early spring were in the air.
  • I shall carry my park up the hillside and plant on the highest point some pretty kiosque, whence, perhaps, my eyes may catch the shimmer of the Mediterranean.
  • It was not the light of the sun, with his dazzling shafts of brightness and the splendour of his rays; nor was it the pale and uncertain shimmer of the moonbeams, the dim reflection of a nobler body of light.