Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “glimmer” en inglés

See all translations

glimmer

verb [I] uk   /ˈɡlɪm.ər/ us    //
to shine with a weak light or a light that is not continuous: The lights of the village were glimmering in the distance. The sky glimmered with stars. a glimmering candle figurative The first faint signs of an agreement began to glimmer through (= appear).

glimmer

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡlɪm.ər/ us    // ( also glimmering )

glimmer noun [C] (LIGHT)

a light that glimmers weakly: We saw a glimmer of light in the distance.

glimmer noun [C] (SIGN)

a slight sign of something good or positive: This month's sales figures offer a glimmer of hope for the depressed economy. She's never shown a glimmer of interest in classical music. The first glimmer of light (= sign of development or understanding) has appeared in the peace talks.
Traducciones de “glimmer”
en coreano 희미한 빛…
en árabe وَميض…
en francés luire faiblement…
en turco titrek ışık…
en italiano barlume, luccichio…
en chino (tradicionál) 發出微弱的光, 隱約閃爍…
en ruso мерцание…
en polaco promyk, migotanie…
en español brillar con luz tenue/trémula, rielar…
en portugués luz trêmula e fraca…
en alemán schimmern…
en catalán llum tènue…
en japonés かすかな光, ぼんやりとした光…
en chino (simplificado) 发出微弱的光, 隐约闪烁…
(Definition of glimmer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de glimmer
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “glimmer” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

ellipsis

a situation in which words are left out of a sentence but the sentence can still be understood

Palabra del día

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Aprende más 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Aprende más