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sparkle

División en sílabas: spar·kle
Pronunciación: /ˈspärk(ə)l
 
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Definición de sparkle en inglés:

verbo

[no object]
1Shine brightly with flashes of light: her earrings sparkled as she turned her head
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Her golden hair glistened in the sun, her light blue eyes sparkling brightly.
  • Her light skin sparkled and shined from the sun tan lotion she was wearing.
  • His dark blue eyes sparkled when the light hit them and his hair was damp and stuck to his face.
Sinónimos
2Be vivacious and witty: after a glass of wine, she began to sparkle
Sinónimos
be lively, be vivacious, be animated, be ebullient, be exuberant, be bubbly, be effervescent, be witty, be full of life
brilliant, dazzling, scintillating, exciting, exhilarating, stimulating, invigorating;
vivacious, lively, vibrant, animated

sustantivo

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1A glittering flash of light: there was a sparkle in his eyes
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The girl had bright pink hair that dully caught the light, reflecting a million glittering sparkles.
  • Glittering jewels and sparkles decorated the front of the dress and contrasted the red ruby that hung against her neck.
  • The room is gold and sparkles in the soft light of candles and electricity.
Sinónimos
2Vivacity and wit: she’s got a kind of sparkle
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His cricket and his personality were marked by charm and sparkle.
  • The entire performance was imbued with sparkle and élan.
  • She was tiny, pretty, and vivacious, her sparkle compensating for a lack of education.

Origen

Middle English: frequentative (verb) or diminutive (noun) of spark1.

Derivados

sparkly

1
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • She wore sparkly gold flats that matched the gold stripes on the tie.
  • Just as she pulled her hair back and pinned it in place with her favorite sparkly hairpin, the doorbell rang.
  • He held something sparkly in his mouth and placed in front of the rabbit.

Words that rhyme with sparkle

débâcle, diarchal, matriarchal, monarchal, patriarchal

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Pronunciación: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
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