Definition of “glint” - English Dictionary

“glint” in British English

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glintverb [ I ]

uk /ɡlɪnt/ us /ɡlɪnt/

glintnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ɡlɪnt/ us /ɡlɪnt/

an occasion when something glints:

the glint of a knife
a mischievous glint in his eye

(Definition of “glint” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“glint” in American English

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glintverb [ I ]

us /ɡlɪnt/

to produce or reflect small, bright flashes of light:

sun glinting off a windshield

glintnoun [ C ]

us /ɡlɪnt/

a small, bright flash of light:

A coin tossed into the fountain may catch a glint of light.

A glint can also be a brief expression in someone's eyes that tells you how that person is really thinking or feeling:

a glint of pride in his eye

(Definition of “glint” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)