aglow

adjective \ ə-ˈglō \
Updated on: 19 Jan 2018

Definition of aglow

: glowing especially with warmth or excitement

Examples of aglow in a Sentence

  1. The lights of the city were aglow in the distance.

  2. The room was aglow with candlelight.

  3. The children were aglow with excitement.

  4. The town was aglow with pride.

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Origin and Etymology of aglow


AGLOW Defined for English Language Learners

aglow

adjective

Definition of aglow for English Language Learners

  • : glowing with light or color

  • : very excited or happy : feeling or showing excitement and happiness


AGLOW Defined for Kids

aglow

adjective \ ə-ˈglō \

Definition of aglow for Students

1 : glowing with light or color
  • The room was aglow with candlelight.
2 : feeling or showing excitement and happiness
  • Her parents were aglow with pride.


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