Definition of glowing in English:

glowing

Syllabification: glow·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈglōiNG
 
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adjective

[attributive]
  • Expressing great praise: he received a glowing report from his teachers
    More example sentences
    • A Whitefield primary school has earned special praise after a glowing Ofsted report was complemented by outstanding results.
    • As a blogger, by contrast, I almost invariably receive one of two reactions, glowing praise or a look of total incomprehension.
    • The third of the trio had the soup, a minestrone and meatball, which was ‘not bad’ - hardly glowing praise.
    Synonyms
    complimentary, favorable, enthusiastic, positive, commendatory, admiring, lionizing, rapturous, rhapsodic, adulatory; fulsome
    informal rave

Derivatives

glowingly

adverb
More example sentences
  • While the report speaks glowingly about the positive economic spinoffs of a healthy arts community, measuring a city's culture isn't the same as gauging the impact of, say, its manufacturing sector.
  • Such shops can be on any road and its patrons will talk glowingly of their favourites.
  • His caddy, Dubliner Colin Byrne, has come to know him probably as well as anyone over the past couple of years and speaks glowingly of him as ‘the best boss a man could have.’

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