Associations to the word «Glittering»

Wiktionary

GLITTERING, verb. Present participle of glitter
GLITTERING, adjective. Brightly sparkling.
GLITTERING, adjective. (figuratively) Valuable, desirable.
GLITTERING, noun. The appearance of something that glitters.
GLITTERING GENERALITIES, noun. Plural of glittering generality
GLITTERING GENERALITY, noun. An emotionally appealing term closely associated with highly-valued concepts and beliefs which convey or invoke conviction without supporting information or reason.

Dictionary definition

GLITTERING, adjective. Having brief brilliant points or flashes of light; "bugle beads all aglitter"; "glinting eyes"; "glinting water"; "his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent"; "shop window full of glittering Christmas trees"; "glittery costume jewelry"; "scintillant mica"; "the scintillating stars"; "a dress with sparkly sequins"; "`glistering' is an archaic term".

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