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"glitter" in British English

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glitterverb [I]

uk   /ˈɡlɪt.ər/  us   /ˈɡlɪt̬.ɚ/

glitternoun [U]

uk   /ˈɡlɪt.ər/  us   /ˈɡlɪt̬.ɚ/
  • glitter noun [U] (BRIGHT LIGHT)

an occasion when something glitters: the glitter of the fireworks
  • glitter noun [U] (DECORATION)

very small pieces of shiny material used to decorate the skin or used by children to make pictures
(Definition of glitter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"glitter" in American English

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glitterverb [I]

 us   /ˈɡlɪt̬·ər/
to shine with little, bright flashes of reflected light: The grass glittered like jewels.

glitternoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡlɪt̬·ər/
little, bright flashes of reflected light: the glitter of moonlight on the lake
Glitter is also very small pieces of shiny material used to decorate a surface: Decorate the dress with glitter and buttons.
(Definition of glitter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“glitter” in American English

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