[ adjective ] reflecting light


"glistening bodies of swimmers" "the horse's glossy coat" "lustrous auburn hair" "saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet" "shining white enamel"

Used in print

(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)

At_once my ears were drowned by a flow of what I took_to_be Spanish , but - the driver 's white teeth flashing at me , the road wildly veering beyond his glistening hair , beyond his gesticulating bottle - it could have been the purest Oxford_English I was half hearing ; I would n't have known the difference .

(T. C. McClary, "The Flooded Desert," Argosy,...)

Now_and_then , the glistening side of a half swamped object showed as it swept past .

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