sparkly

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spark·ly

 (spär′klē)
adj. spark·li·er, spark·li·est
1.
a. Giving off tiny flashes of light; glittery: a dress with sparkly sequins.
b. Lively; vivacious: a sparkly personality.
2. Effervescent: sparkly cider.
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sparkly

(ˈspɑːklɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
informal sparkling
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sparkly - marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders"
lively - full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"
2.sparkly - having brief brilliant points or flashes of lightsparkly - 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"
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Translations

sparkly

[ˈspɑːklɪ] ADJ [necklace, eyes] → brillante, centelleante
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sparkly

[ˈspɑːrkli] adj [jewel, eyes] → étincelant(e)
Her eyes were sparkly
BUT Ses yeux étincelaient.spark plug nbougie f (de voiture)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sparkly

adj (inf)funkelnd; her eyes were sparklyihre Augen funkelten
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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