Part of speech: verb

To gleam fitfully; flicker.

Part of speech: noun

A faint, unsteady light; a gleam.

Part of speech: participial adjective


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Usage examples "glimmer":

  1. He saw the glimmer of red light afar, and vaguely wondered what it was. - "Northern Lights", 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", 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", Harold Bindloss.