Associations to the word «Sparkle»

Pictures for the word «Sparkle»


SPARKLE, noun. A little spark; a scintillation.
SPARKLE, noun. Brilliance; luster.
SPARKLE, verb. (intransitive) To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles, as the blazing wood sparkles.
SPARKLE, verb. (by extension) To shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the stars sparkle.
SPARKLE, verb. (intransitive) To manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash.
SPARKLE, verb. (intransitive) To emit little bubbles, as certain kinds of liquors; to effervesce; as, sparkling wine.
SPARKLE, verb. (transitive) To emit in the form or likeness of sparks.
SPARKLE, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To disperse.
SPARKLE, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To scatter on or over.

Dictionary definition

SPARKLE, noun. Merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes".
SPARKLE, noun. The occurrence of a small flash or spark.
SPARKLE, noun. The quality of shining with a bright reflected light.
SPARKLE, verb. Reflect brightly; "Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside".
SPARKLE, verb. Be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity; "The musical performance sparkled"; "A scintillating conversation"; "his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall".
SPARKLE, verb. Emit or produce sparks; "A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark".
SPARKLE, verb. Become bubbly or frothy or foaming; "The boiling soup was frothing"; "The river was foaming"; "Sparkling water".

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