Definition of sparkle in English:

sparkle

Syllabification: spar·kle
Pronunciation: /ˈspärkəl
 
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verb

[no object]

noun

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  • 2Vivacity and wit: she’s got a kind of sparkle
    More example sentences
    • His cricket and his personality were marked by charm and sparkle.
    • The entire performance was imbued with sparkle and élan.
    • She was tiny, pretty, and vivacious, her sparkle compensating for a lack of education.

Derivatives

sparkly

adjective
More example sentences
  • She wore sparkly gold flats that matched the gold stripes on the tie.
  • Just as she pulled her hair back and pinned it in place with her favorite sparkly hairpin, the doorbell rang.
  • He held something sparkly in his mouth and placed in front of the rabbit.

Origin

Middle English: frequentative (verb) or diminutive (noun) of spark1.

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