What does the word glimmer mean?

    Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To gleam fitfully; flicker.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A faint, unsteady light; a gleam.

  • Part of speech: participial adjective, noun

  • Glimmering.

Usage examples for glimmer

  1. He saw the glimmer of red light afar, and vaguely wondered what it was. – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker
  2. There would be doubt, hesitation and pain, Forced praise on our part- the glimmer of twilight, Never glad confident morning again! – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  3. While he battled with a growing horror, he made for the feeble glimmer which marked the bottom of the shaft. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss