Definition of a-glimmering
- Whatever chances Hutchins had for a subsequent opening went a-glimmering when he opposed President Franklin D. Roosevelt's rearmament policies in 1940.
- —Robert A. McCaughey, New York Times Book Review, 3 Sept. 1989
- “But nothing will happen,” says Henry Aaron, an economist at the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank. “Doing anything costs money, and there isn't any. The budget surplus has gone a-glimmering.”
- —David R. Francis, Christian Science Monitor, 5 Feb. 2002