Definition of lustrous in English:

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lustrous

Pronunciation: /ˈləstrəs/

adjective

Having luster; shining: large, lustrous eyes
More example sentences
  • When you were 18, your hair was shiny and lustrous: what went wrong?
  • Her lustrous black hair, down past her knees, was flowing wildly in an unfelt wind.
  • Fabrics will be shining, lustrous and glamorous, with satin and silk the main focus.
Synonyms
shiny, shining, satiny, glossy, gleaming, shimmering, burnished, polished;
dazzling, sparkling, glistening, twinkling

Derivatives

lustrously

adverb
Example sentences
  • When the paparazzi are snapping away and the lights are catching the mouth ‘just-so’ they should look lustrously lubed and ready for action.
  • Exquisitely crafted in the shape of a large cobra, it had a broad hood spread out, with two large rubies on either side for eyes that glowed lustrously, like coals.
  • Only upon close inspection do visitors realize that the organic creatures bearing lustrously creamy skin are marble.

lustrousness

noun
Example sentences
  • They were fired with pine needles so that smoke deposited carbon in the pores of the clay, and then polished to lustrousness.

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Syllabification: lus·trous

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