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glitter

noun

1 glitter

The quality of shining with a bright reflected light.

synonyms: glisten, glister, scintillation, sparkle.

Roget 882: ostentation, display, show, flourish, parade, etalage [Fr.], pomp, array, state, solemnity; dash, splash, splurge, glitter, ... show more

Dutch: schitteren



2 glitter

The occurrence of a small flash or spark.

synonyms: coruscation, sparkle.

Polish: iskra

verb

1 glitter

Be shiny, as if wet.

synonyms: gleam, glint, glisten, shine.

Roget 420: shine, glow, glitter; glister, glisten; twinkle, gleam; flare, flare up; glare, beam, shimmer, glimmer, flicker, ... show more

Roget 873: be conscious of glory; be proud of etc. (pride) 878; exult etc. (boast) 884; be vain of etc. (vanity) 880.    be distinguished ... show more

Roget 882: be ostentatious etc. adj.; come forward, put oneself forward; attract attention, star it.    cut a figure, make a dash, make a splash, make a splurge, cut a dash, cut a splash, cut a splurge; ... show more


Moby thesaurus: be somebody, be something, bespangle, blatancy, blink, blinking, brazenness, brilliance, colorfulness, coruscate, coruscation, crudeness, cut a dash, cut a figure, cut a swath, dash, dazzle, dazzlingness, extravagance, extravaganza ... show more.

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