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Meaning of GLINT

Pronunciation:  glint

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a spatially localized brightness
  2. [n]  a momentary flash of light
  3. [v]  be shiny, as if wet; "His eyes were glistening"
  4. [v]  throw a glance at; take a brief look at; "She only glanced at the paper"; "glint" is archaic; "I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting"

GLINT is a 5 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: flicker, glance, gleam, glisten, glitter, peek, shine, spark
 See Also: appear, brightness, flash, look, seem, shimmer, spangle



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Glint\, n. [OE. glent.]
    A glimpse, glance, or gleam. [Scot.] ``He saw a glint of
    light.'' --Ramsay.
  2. \Glint\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Glinted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Glinting}.] [OE. glenten. Cf. {Glance}, v. i., {Glitter}, v.
    To glance; to peep forth, as a flower from the bud; to
    glitter. --Burns.
  3. \Glint\, v. t.
    To glance; to turn; as, to glint the eye.
Thesaurus Terms
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