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Related to shimmery: glistening


intr.v. shim·mered, shim·mer·ing, shim·mers
1. To shine with a subdued flickering light: Fireflies shimmered in the night sky.
2. To be reflected as a subdued, flickering light: The moon shimmered on the pond's surface.
A flickering or tremulous light; a glimmer.

[Middle English shimeren, from Old English scimerian.]

shim′mer·ing·ly adv.
shim′mer·y adj.


adj, -merier or -meriest
1. shining with a glistening or tremulous light
2. glamorous; flashy


(ˈʃɪm ə ri)

shimmering; shining softly.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.shimmery - glistening tremulously; "the shimmery surface of the lake"; "a dress of shimmery satin"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
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