glancing

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adjective glanc·ing \ˈglan(t)-siŋ\

Definition of glancing

  1. 1 :  hitting so as to glance off <a glancing blow>

  2. 2 :  incidental, indirect <made glancing allusions to her past>

glancingly

play \ˈglan(t)-siŋ-lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of glancing

see 1glance


First Known Use: circa 1541




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