Definition of sparkler in English:

sparkler

Syllabification: spar·kler
Pronunciation: /ˈspärk(ə)lər
 
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noun

  • 1A thing that sparkles, in particular.
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    • He lights up another sparkler and sticks it in the sand.
    • Had been talked into holding sparkler, bad idea when wearing sheepskin shoe.
  • 1.1A handheld firework that emits sparks.
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    • He told me about how he used to come here every year with his dad to watch fireworks and to light sparklers.
  • 1.2 informal A gemstone, especially a diamond.
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    • Aguilera wore a Christian Lacroix dress and the pair exchanged wedding bands designed by London-based jeweller Stephen Webster, who also created the singer's five-carat diamond sparkler.
    • And Kate eventually set her heart on a £60,000 diamond sparkler.
  • 1.3 informal A sparkling wine.
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    • Wine sales explode in the period between Thanksgiving and New Year's, and some categories, like dessert wines and sparklers, are more popular now than any other time.
    • In addition to low alcohol, this wine shares something in common with two of my favorite Italian sparklers, Moscato d' Asti & Brachetto d' Acqui - residual sugar.
    • You'll find the full range of wines here, from sparklers and minerally whites to full-bodied reds and sweet finishers.
  • 2A nozzle attached to the spout on a beer pump to give the beer a frothy head.

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