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Meaning of LUSTROUS

Pronunciation:  'lustrus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  reflecting light; "glistening bodies of swimmers"; "the horse's glossy coat"; "lustrous auburn hair"; "saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet"; "shining white enamel"
  2. [adj]  brilliant; "set a lustrous example for others to follow"; "lustrous actors of the time"
  3. [adj]  made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow; "bright silver candlesticks"; "a burnished brass knocker"; "she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves"; "rows of shining glasses"; "shiny black patents"

LUSTROUS is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: bright, burnished, glistening, glorious, glossy, polished, sheeny, shining, shiny



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lus"trous\, a. [Cf. F. lustreux. See 3d {Luster}.]
Bright; shining; luminous. `` Good sparks and lustrous.''
--Shak. -- {Lus"trous*ly}, adv.

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