glister

(redirected from glisters)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to glisters: All that glisters is not gold

glis·ter

 (glĭs′tər)
intr.v. glis·tered, glis·ter·ing, glis·ters
To glisten.
n.
Glitter; brilliance.

[Middle English glisteren, probably from Middle Dutch glinsteren or Middle Low German glisteren; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

glister

(ˈɡlɪstə)
vb, n
an archaic word for glitter
[C14: probably from Middle Dutch glisteren]
ˈglisteringly adv

glit•ter

(ˈglɪt ər)

v.i.
1. to reflect light with a brilliant, sparkling luster; sparkle.
2. to make a brilliant show.
n.
3. a sparkling reflected light or luster.
4. showy splendor.
5. tiny pieces of sparkling material, used for decoration.
[1300–50; Middle English < Old Norse glitra; compare Old English glitenian, Old High German glīzan to shine, glitter]
glit′ter•ing•ly, adv.
glit′ter•y, adj.

glister


Past participle: glistered
Gerund: glistering

Imperative
glister
glister
Present
I glister
you glister
he/she/it glisters
we glister
you glister
they glister
Preterite
I glistered
you glistered
he/she/it glistered
we glistered
you glistered
they glistered
Present Continuous
I am glistering
you are glistering
he/she/it is glistering
we are glistering
you are glistering
they are glistering
Present Perfect
I have glistered
you have glistered
he/she/it has glistered
we have glistered
you have glistered
they have glistered
Past Continuous
I was glistering
you were glistering
he/she/it was glistering
we were glistering
you were glistering
they were glistering
Past Perfect
I had glistered
you had glistered
he/she/it had glistered
we had glistered
you had glistered
they had glistered
Future
I will glister
you will glister
he/she/it will glister
we will glister
you will glister
they will glister
Future Perfect
I will have glistered
you will have glistered
he/she/it will have glistered
we will have glistered
you will have glistered
they will have glistered
Future Continuous
I will be glistering
you will be glistering
he/she/it will be glistering
we will be glistering
you will be glistering
they will be glistering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been glistering
you have been glistering
he/she/it has been glistering
we have been glistering
you have been glistering
they have been glistering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been glistering
you will have been glistering
he/she/it will have been glistering
we will have been glistering
you will have been glistering
they will have been glistering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been glistering
you had been glistering
he/she/it had been glistering
we had been glistering
you had been glistering
they had been glistering
Conditional
I would glister
you would glister
he/she/it would glister
we would glister
you would glister
they would glister
Past Conditional
I would have glistered
you would have glistered
he/she/it would have glistered
we would have glistered
you would have glistered
they would have glistered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glister - the quality of shining with a bright reflected lightglister - the quality of shining with a bright reflected light
brightness - the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white

glister

verb
To emit light suddenly in rays or sparks:
noun
Sparkling, brilliant light:
References in classic literature ?
It is an old proverb and a true one, all is not gold that glisters.
What do I care to know of your Glister and your sealed orders
beavan shares his love of all that glisters by choosing some serious bling for the home Left: Giant thimble tidy in gold, PS10, redcandy.
Metro money could be better spent THERE is more rejoicing that the Metro "all that glisters is not gold" tram is to go gracefully sweeping past that disgraceful, dilapidated, enormous office block that is Cavendish House in Dudley.
Dunkirk glisters in fragments, which slot together to form a compelling and deeply moving narrative that captures this page in recent history from multiple perspectives.
Dunkirk glisters in fragments, which slot together to form a compelling and moving narrative that captures this page in recent history from multiple perspectives.
Rag trade billionaire Sir Greed is, alongside the disgraced banker formerly known as Sir Fred the Shred, a dirty sign that all that glisters is not gold.
Docter's script, co-written by Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley, glisters with imagination, wit and invention, delivering guffaws with detours into the heads of Riley's parents as they attempt to deal with her pre-teenage rebellion.
It's a cute injection of pace that keeps the first hour zipping along at a fair lick before the sinewy plot strands become entangled and the screen glisters with anguish and despair.
But for the first time I understood the words my father often quoted: "All that glisters is not gold.
All ages may enjoy all that glisters from Slunchogled (11-13 Ivan Vazov Street) which has an alluring variety of paints and other materials for hand-made crafts.
I'd range along both sets of tracks After school, kicking up bent spikes, The glisters fallen off the coal cars, Any of the rubble lying hedged in place Between the creosote-soaked ties.