English - Vietnamese Dictionary
glitter /'glitə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự lộng lẫy; vẻ tráng lệ, vẻ rực rỡ
- nội động từ
- lấp lánh
- stars glittering in the sky: các vì sao lấp lánh trên trời
- all is not gold that glitters
- (tục ngữ) chớ thấy sáng mà ngỡ là vàng
+the quality of shining with a bright reflected light
+the occurrence of a small flash or spark
+be shiny, as if wet
Advanced English Dictionary
4 showiness, gaudiness, garishness, flash, flashiness, ostentation, floridity or floridness, spectacle, pageantry, splendour, refulgence, brilliance, Colloq pizazz or pizzazz, razzle-dazzle, razzmatazz, Slang US glitz:
In those days, Hollywood was all glitter.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
+ verb [V]
1 to shine brightly with little flashes of light, like a diamond
The ceiling of the cathedral glittered with gold. + The water glittered in the sunlight.
2 ~ (with sth) (written) (of the eyes) to shine brightly with a particular emotion, usually a strong one: His eyes glittered with greed.
1 [U] bright light consisting of many little flashes: the glitter of diamonds
2 [sing.] a bright expression in sb's eyes showing a particular emotion
There was a triumphant glitter in his eyes.
3 [U] the attractive, exciting qualities that sb/sth, especially a rich and famous person or place, seems to have
the superficial glitter of show business + Behind all the glitter, life in the theatre can be very hard.
4 [U] very small shiny pieces of thin metal or paper that are stuck to things as a decoration: gold / silver glitter + Jane wore pink eye glitter to the party.
1 shine brightly
Crystal chandeliers glittered brightly above them.
His metal buttons glittered in the sunlight.
Trees and grass glittered with dew.
2 show emotion
coldly, dangerously, darkly, fiercely, strangely
His deep-set eyes glittered coldly.
Her eyes glittered with delight.
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