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English noun: glint

1. glint (event) a momentary flash of light


Synonymsflicker, spark


Broader (hypernym)flash

2. glint (attribute) a spatially localized brightness


Broader (hypernym)brightness


English verb: glint

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


SamplesHis eyes were glistening.


ExamplesLights glint on the horizon, The horizon is glinting with lights


Synonymsgleam, glisten, glitter, shine


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)appear, look, seem


Narrower (hyponym)shimmer, spangle

2. glint (perception) throw a glance at; take a brief look at


SamplesShe only glanced at the paper.
I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting.


Synonymsglance, peek


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)look









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