noun(the gloaming) • literary
- Twilight; dusk: hundreds of lights are already shimmering in the gloamingMore example sentences
- It's the gloaming twilight of it, the soft seduction of lost hopes, the valiant wit, the heroic jig.
- As it was, the darkness of night was beginning to give way to the gloaming before daylight.
- But these marines did see a black flag pop up all at once above a water tower about 100 yards away, then a second flag somewhere in the gloaming above a rooftop.
Old English glōmung, from glōm 'twilight', of Germanic origin; related to glow.
More definitions of gloamingDefinition of gloaming in:
- The US English dictionary