What does the word luminous mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Luminously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Giving light; shining; bright; lucid.

Usage examples for luminous

  1. The radiant host of evergreens stood silent in bold relief against their luminous background. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  2. She was paler even than usual, her eyes were dark and luminous, and the curve of her scarlet lips suggested readily enough the weariness of which she spoke. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. The sky, so clear and bright the evening before, was now a luminous gray. – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright