Associations to the word «Shimmering»


SHIMMER, verb. (intransitive) To shine with a veiled, tremulous, or intermittent light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer.
SHIMMER, noun. A faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer.

Dictionary definition

SHIMMER, noun. A weak and tremulous light; "the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers"; "the play of light on the water".
SHIMMER, verb. Shine with a weak or fitful light; "Beech leaves shimmered in the moonlight".
SHIMMER, verb. Give off a shimmering reflection, as of silk.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats