Synonyms for shimmer
- diffused light
Antonyms for shimmer
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHIMMER
They saw those rocks, through the shimmer of the surface glare.
Everything they do, everything they say, gets the colour and shimmer of the sea.
The trees outside were casting a shimmer of green through the sunshine in the room.
There was a shimmer of light from the top and I took a closer look at it.
The blocks of ice flash and shimmer as they pass through the sunshine.
Through her misted eyes she could barely see the shimmer of the cross.
True to his instincts, he saw in that awful carnage only the shimmer of his gold.
He could see the soft contour of her chin, a shimmer of warm, brown hair.
There was a shimmer as of every colour in the rainbow; and a buzz that could only come from a hive full.
Its deep, dark vista was lit up only by the shimmer of a distant lake.
Old English scimerian "to glitter, shimmer, glisten, shine," related to (perhaps a frequentative of) scimian "to shine," from Proto-Germanic *skim- (cf. Swedish skimra, Dutch schemeren "to glitter," German schimmern), from PIE root *skai- "to gleam, to shine" (see shine (v.). Related: Shimmered; shimmering.