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lus·trous

 (lŭs′trəs)
adj.
1. Having a sheen or glow; gleaming: lustrous pearls. See Synonyms at bright.
2. Well-known or distinguished; illustrious: lustrous achievements.

lus′trous·ly adv.
lus′trous·ness n.

lus•trous

(ˈlʌs trəs)

adj.
1. shining; luminous.
2. brilliant; splendid; illustrious.
[1595–1605]
lus′trous•ly, adv.
lus′trous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lustrous - made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbinglustrous - 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"
polished - perfected or made shiny and smooth; "his polished prose"; "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes"; "freshly polished silver"
2.lustrous - brilliant; "set a lustrous example for others to follow"; "lustrous actors of the time"
glorious - having or deserving or conferring glory; "a long and glorious career"; "our glorious literature"
3.lustrous - reflecting lightlustrous - 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"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"

lustrous

adjective shining, bright, glowing, sparkling, dazzling, shiny, gleaming, glossy, shimmering, radiant, luminous, glistening, burnished a head of thick, lustrous, wavy brown hair

lustrous

adjective
1. Having a high, radiant sheen:
2. Giving off or reflecting light readily or in large amounts:
Translations
بَرّاق، لَمّاع
třpytivý
skinnende
ljómandi, gljáandi

lustrous

[ˈlʌstrəs] ADJ [hair] → brillante, lustroso; [eyes] → brillante; [gold] → reluciente

lustrous

lustrous

[ˈlʌstrəs] adjlucente, splendente

lustre

(American) luster (ˈlastə) noun
shininess or brightness. Her hair had a brilliant lustre.
ˈlustrous (-trəs) adjective
References in classic literature ?
Nor smile so, while I write that this little black was brilliant, for even blackness has its brilliancy; behold yon lustrous ebony, panelled in king's cabinets.
With golden comb so lustrous, And thereby a song sings, It has a tone so wondrous, That powerful melody rings.
Under her delicately etched brows they glowed like two stars, their dancing lights half hidden in lustrous darkness.
Presently the chambers gave up their fair tenants one after another: each came out gaily and airily, with dress that gleamed lustrous through the dusk.
It wore a tunic of the purest white, and round its waist was bound a lustrous belt, the sheen of which was beautiful.
Does the thoughtcontracted brow of the local Sage or the lustrous eye of local Beauty inquire whose fortunes?
Indeed, had I realised how superbly impressive they were going to be, I think I must have declined the adventure altogether,--for, robed in lustrous ivory-white linen were those figures of undress marble, the wealth of their glorious bodies pressing out into bosoms magnificent as magnolias (nobler lines and curves Greece herself has never known), towering in throats of fluted alabaster, and flowering in coiffures of imperial gold.
I know not whether the fair Rowena would have been altogether satisfied with the species of emotion with which her devoted knight had hitherto gazed on the beautiful features, and fair form, and lustrous eyes, of the lovely Rebecca; eyes whose brilliancy was shaded, and, as it were, mellowed, by the fringe of her long silken eyelashes, and which a minstrel would have compared to the evening star darting its rays through a bower of jessamine.
When her side is turned towards us, we see her as a straight line; when the end containing her eye or mouth -- for with us these two organs are identical -- is the part that meets our eye, then we see nothing but a highly lustrous point; but when the back is presented to our view, then -- being only sub-lustrous, and, indeed, almost as dim as an inanimate object -- her hinder extremity serves her as a kind of Invisible Cap.
Her face was oval and beautiful in the extreme, her every feature was finely chiseled and exquisite, her eyes large and lustrous and her head surmounted by a mass of coal black, waving hair, caught loosely into a strange yet becoming coiffure.
No one could have said what caused the count's voice to vibrate so deeply, and what made his eye flash, which was in general so clear, lustrous, and limpid when he pleased.
To follow them was useless; indeed, it was with much ado that the convoy got into port with the residue of the cargoes; for some of the guards were pillaged of their knives and pocket handkerchiefs, and the lustrous tin case of Mr.