Definition of glister in English:


Syllabification: glis·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlistər


[no object]
Sparkle; glitter.
More example sentences
  • When I look to your sumptuous brown eyes that are glistering from pleasure and shine from intelligence.
  • His bright whites were glistering in the dull train lights as he smiled at her.
  • Her lips were layered with glistering, crimson lipstick, her eyes covered with sparkling pink eye shadow.


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A sparkle.
More example sentences
  • Within the canvas, there is a makeshift altar, the flickering of candles illuminating the glister of an icon.
  • The second factor is that as housing loses its glister, investors will be encouraged to switch their savings back into the stock market.
  • It covered her face and blocked the glister of her eyes.


late Middle English: probably from Middle Low German glistern or Middle Dutch glisteren.

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