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English noun: glisten

1. glisten (attribute) the quality of shining with a bright reflected light


Synonymsglister, glitter, scintillation, sparkle


Broader (hypernym)brightness


English verb: glisten

1. glisten (perception) be shiny, as if wet


SamplesHis eyes were glistening.


ExamplesLights glisten on the horizon, The horizon is glistening with lights


Synonymsgleam, glint, glitter, shine


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)appear, look, seem


Narrower (hyponym)shimmer, spangle









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