Synonyms for glimmer
Antonyms for glimmer
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GLIMMER
He looked from the window, and saw in the east the first glimmer of a lovely spring-day.
But there he stopped, for he began to have a glimmer of where she was leading him.
There was no light in the kitchen, and only a glimmer in the chamber above.
As he had anticipated, the hunt had begun at the first glimmer of light.
Then he looked up at her with a glimmer of anxiety in his eyes.
I can see some glimmer, as from a window with the blind drawn.'
I was rejoiced to see him there, but did not betray a glimmer of interest.
There was scarcely one glimmer of light in the street as the Major walked along it.
At the end of the walk was an arbour, in which I could see the glimmer of something white.
In five minutes more, he saw the glimmer of a light through the snow.
early 14c., "shine brightly," a frequentative from Proto-Germanic *glim-, root of Old English glæm "brightness" (see gleam (n.)). Sense shifted 15c. to "shine faintly." Cf. Dutch glimmeren, German glimmeren "to shine dimly." Related: Glimmered; glimmering.