What does the word sparkle mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To emit sparks; flash.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A spark; gleam.

Usage examples for sparkle

  1. With their present condition as an earnest of what was yet to come, what hope had any that even one of them would live to behold the sparkle of the distant Red Sea? – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  2. It was a plan which made the butler's eyes first open wide and then sparkle with pleasure. – Santa Claus's Partner by Thomas Nelson Page
  3. Ida straightened herself a little, with a sparkle in her eyes. – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss