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spar·kler

 (spär′klər)
n.
1. One, such as a highly polished metallic surface or a virtuoso performer, that sparkles.
2. Informal A diamond.
3. A firework that burns slowly and gives off a shower of sparks.

sparkler

(ˈspɑːklə)
n
1. (Chemistry) a type of firework that throws out showers of sparks
2. (Jewellery) informal a sparkling gem

spar•kler

(ˈspɑr klər)

n.
1. one that sparkles.
2. a firework that emits little sparks.
3. a sparkling gem, esp. a diamond.
[1705–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sparkler - diamonds; "look at the ice on that dame!"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
diamond - a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
2.sparkler - a firework that burns slowly and throws out a shower of sparks
firework, pyrotechnic - (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.
Translations

sparkler

[ˈspɑːkləʳ] N
1. (= firework) → bengala f
2. (= diamond) → diamante m
3. (= sparkling wine) → vino m espumoso

sparkler

[ˈspɑːrklər] ncierge m magique

sparkler

n
(= firework)Wunderkerze f
(inf: = diamond) → Klunker m (inf)

sparkler

[ˈspɑːkləʳ] n
a.bengala m inv, fuoco d'artificio
b. (fam) (diamond) → brillante m
References in classic literature ?
Mr Sparkler having been in the Guards, and being in the habit of frequenting all the races, and all the lounges, and all the parties, and being well known, Society was satisfied with its son-in-law.
There was no shadow of Mr Merdle's complaint on the bosom now displaying precious stones in rivalry with many similar superb jewel-stands; there was no shadow of Mr Merdle's complaint on young Sparkler hovering about the rooms, monomaniacally seeking any sufficiently ineligible young lady with no nonsense about her; there was no shadow of Mr Merdle's complaint on the Barnacles and Stiltstalkings, of whom whole colonies were present; or on any of the company.
And yet a married woman, possessing your attractions, shuts her eyes (and sparklers too), and goes and runs her delicate-formed head against a wall.
The Italian sparkler appeals to Millennials because it can be lighter and sweeter than Champagne, not as intimidating and less expensive to boot.
If you are given a sparkler, wear gloves and hold it at arm's length.
STRICTLY lovebirds Georgia May Foote and Giovanni Pernice have sparked wedding rumours after she was spotted wearing a sparkler.
Pass out copies of our "Wines at a Glance" chart (page 96), which maps key traits among the sparklers, and have everyone smell and taste each to see if they can pick up the yeastiness in Champagne, the crisp dryness of the West Coast sparkler, or the faint rubber aroma in cava (quite appealing to some people).
Downtown Music Publishing (DMP) has announced the appointment of Andrew Sparkler, a senior executive at ASCAP, as VP/Business Affairs & Operations.
It was last tracked by GPS several thousand feet above Lea, in Lincolnshire, just before the sparkler fell to earth on a parachute.
BURN TIME: 55 secs WOW FACTOR: Big show for a little sparkler SCORE: 4/5 21 TNT Gold Sparklers (10 inch), PS1.
Group manager Dave Jefferson said: "Sparklers can get six times hotter as a pan of cooking oil and sparkler injuries have been on the increase.
When he decided to go with an all-sparkler program, it meant junking 85% of his 2,000-case production at the time--a leap of faith that has turned out well, leading to today's 8,000 cases of sparklers retailing for $19-$50 per 750ml bottle.