Share this entry
glitter
American English: /ˈɡlɪdər/
British English: /ˈɡlɪtə/

Translation of glitter in Spanish:

intransitive verb

noun

  • 1 (sparkle) (no plural)
    Example sentences
    • My first cat, Jimmy, loved to lie under the tree and gently bat one particular ornament back and forth between his paws to watch the glitter shimmer on its blue surface.
    • The sun's rays kiss the body of the mountains as the frosts on the grass melts and the dew drops on the flower sparkle like a diamond to the glitter of light.
    • A head was peering out at him from around the end of one of the rows, long shiny hair, a glitter of eyes reflecting the light on the table.
  • 2 uncountable (superficial brilliance)
    Example sentences
    • Today's more tech-experienced teachers are also more able to see beyond a presentation's extra glitter to the quality of learning within.
    • I think the whole concept of highlighting the servicing character of a hospital stems from an over-preoccupation with superficial glitter.
    • The more complex question is why some sports performers have that factor X which adds glitter to quality and makes a mere player into a personality.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.