Associations to the word «Glimmer»

Wiktionary

GLIMMER, noun. A faint light; a dim glow.
GLIMMER, noun. A flash of light.
GLIMMER, noun. A faint or remote possibility.
GLIMMER, noun. (mineralogy) (dated) mica
GLIMMER, verb. (intransitive) To shine with a faint unsteady light.

Dictionary definition

GLIMMER, noun. A flash of light (especially reflected light).
GLIMMER, noun. A slight suggestion or vague understanding; "he had no inkling what was about to happen".
GLIMMER, verb. Shine brightly, like a star or a light.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope