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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
glitter /'glitə/
  • danh từ
    • ánh sáng lấp lánh
    • 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
      • rực rỡ, chói lọi
      • all is not gold that glitters
        • (tục ngữ) chớ thấy sáng mà ngỡ là vàng
    Concise Dictionary
    +the quality of shining with a bright reflected light
    +the occurrence of a small flash or spark
    +be shiny, as if wet
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 See glisten, above.
    2 See gleam, 1, above.
    3 See glamour, above.
    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.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb [V]
    1 to shine brightly with little flashes of light, like a diamond
    Synonym: SPARKLE
    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.
    + noun
    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
    Synonym: GLINT
    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
    Synonym: GLAMOUR
    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.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 shine brightly


    Crystal chandeliers glittered brightly above them.


    His metal buttons glittered in the sunlight.
    | with
    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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