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glowing Syllabification: glow·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlōiNG/

Definition of glowing in English:


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.
complimentary, favorable, enthusiastic, positive, commendatory, admiring, lionizing, rapturous, rhapsodic, adulatory;
informal rave


Pronunciation: /ˈɡlōiNGlē/
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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