Definition of “shimmer” - English Dictionary

“shimmer” in British English

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shimmerverb [ I ]

uk /ˈʃɪm.ər/ us /ˈʃɪm.ɚ/

shimmernoun [ S ]

uk /ˈʃɪm.ər/ us /ˈʃɪm.ɚ/

the fact that something shimmers

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

“shimmer” in American English

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shimmerverb [ I ]

us /ˈʃɪm·ər/

to shine with a soft light that changes strength:

The stars shimmered in the night sky.
shimmer
noun [ U ] us /ˈʃɪm·ər/

the shimmer of moonlight on the lake

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