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adv. & adj.
Glittering; sparkling.


(postpositive) sparkling; glittering


(əˈglɪt ər)

glittering; sparkling.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aglitter - having brief brilliant points or flashes of lightaglitter - having brief brilliant points or flashes of light; "bugle beads all aglitter"; "glinting eyes"; "glinting water"; "his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent"; "shop window full of glittering Christmas trees"; "glittery costume jewelry"; "scintillant mica"; "the scintillating stars"; "a dress with sparkly sequins"; "`glistering' is an archaic term"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"


adj pred to be aglitterfunkeln, glitzern
References in classic literature ?
A slant of sunlight fell on it, and it was all aglitter with tiny specks of unmistakable free gold.
According to Rebekka, the blacksmith commissioned by Jacob to decorate a house to rival D'Ortega's creates "ironwork aglitter like a gate to heaven" (87).
Which he would have, if he knew what I was up to for a few breezily ungrounded years in my twenties: gigging part-time as a party entertainer reading tarot cards and astrological charts, aglitter in thick eyeliner and jangling bangles.
They find themselves wandering through prairies aglitter with butterflies, restored wetland, and shaded hardwood forest, ending at the nature center, not far from the house where Leonard still lives.
She bit her lips, her cheeks flushed with shame, her eyes aglitter with anger.
His demonic, artfully sculpted papier-mache mask, aglitter with layers of acrylic paint, rhinestones, and other accouterments, may just as easily take its inspiration from a prominent historical figure like King Tut as some horror movie ghoul.
Eyes and lips, whether subtle or statement worthy, are spun with richly refined hues aglitter with gold.
and even on private homes all aglitter with blinking lights, Styrofoam polar bears, wooden reindeer, and Santas - but no ``Christmas.
Hazeljack's fall was the second slice of luck for Lord Youky, as top-weight Rainbows Aglitter had also been travelling well and looking ready to pounce when he made a bad mistake at the fifth-last and was pulled up.
55 Bangor: SAORSIE has been runner-up on several occasions since his win in the spring but he can strike gold at the main expense of Little Ora and Rainbows Aglitter.
Rainbows Aglitter, runner-up to Rigmarole at Bangor a month ago, can go one better in the Great Stukeley Handicap Hurdle.
I'm taking the luvvely Sharron jumping today - I only hope she isn't disappointed when she finds out it's at Kempton where I'll be aiming to arrive nice and early to have a chunk of RAINBOWS AGLITTER in the 1.